What the Best College Teachers Do, by
Ken Bain, Harvard University Press, 2004 - Reviewed by Liliana
What do you recall about your favorite college teachers?
Ken Bain researched the strategies of some of the very best college
teachers in the country and found that what they had in common was
a reflective approach to teaching which more effectively
facilitates student learning.
The Hermetica of Elysium, by Annmarie
Banks, Knox, 2011 - Reviewed by Eloise Sureau-Hale
Some books hold powers not everyone should be allowed to behold.
This is particularly true of the Hermetica of Elysium, a forbidden
book that has many influential groups, from knights to the Pope and
the Holy Inquisition searching for it, fearful it might . . .
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The Drop, by Michael Connelly, Little,
Brown, 2011 - Reviewed by Larry W. Riggs
This is the latest in the Harry Bosch series, and, as always,
former LA Times police reporter Connelly has a good basic story and
tells it well. Bosch, outstanding LAPD homicide detective, son of a
murdered prostitute, and half-brother of Lincoln Lawyer Mickey
Haller-star of another Connelly series--is working on cold cases .
McCarthy's Bar, by Pete McCarthy, St.
Martin's Press, 2000 - Reviewed by Richard J. McGowan
Planning a trip to Ireland? Don't read this book until you
return. Been to Ireland? Read McCarthy's
Barnow. Its trenchant and hilarious observations will be
accessible and will have you back to the Emerald Isle, laughing,
chatting, and sharing a pint (or several)!