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Spring 2012 Books Sandwiched-In Programs at Central Library

Books Sandwiched-In programs are forty minute lunchtime booktalks given by local experts and celebrities. All BSI programs will be held in the Kate Gleason Auditorium, located on the first floor of Central Library's Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building. Bring your lunch or stop by Tim Hortons right across the hall. 

Programs run from 12:12 to 12:52 pm. The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County is located at 115 South Ave., Rochester, NY.

March 20 - Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Reviewer:  Gary J. Kimmet
                Vice President
                Worldwide Sales & Marketing (retired) Gleason Corporation


March 27 - Rin Tin Tin: the Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean
Reviewer:  Jack Garner, National Film Critic


April 3 - Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard
Reviewer:  Sanford Shapiro, Esq.
                Senior Litigation Counsel
                Forsyth, Howe, O’Dwyer, Kalb & Murphy, P.C.


April 10  - Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
Reviewer:  Andrew M. Herbert, Ph.D.
                Chair, Associate Professor
                Department of Psychology
                Rochester Institute of Technology


April 17 - Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane by Andrew Graham-Dixon
Reviewer:  Marjorie Searl 
                Chief Curator
                Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester


April 24 - A History of the World in 100 Objects by Neil MacGregor
Reviewer:  Sarah LeCount 
                RMSC Collections Manager
                Rochester Museum and Science Center


May 1 - My Song by Harry Belafonte
Reviewer:  Rev. Marlowe V.N. Washington 
                Christ Community Church of Rochester


May 8 - In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson
Reviewer:  Bonnie Abrams, Director 
                Center for Holocaust Awareness and Information
                Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester

You can now watch this series on YouTube at Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library


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