Books keep us sane during any season, but particularly so when we are isolated from extended family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues. Here is what we in the library have been reading during Washington's stay at home order.

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Historical Fiction

The Mirror and the Light
Hilary Mantel
The final book in this series about Thomas Cromwell (the first two both won the Man Booker Prize). Students of history will know how the story ends, but the writing and characters are compelling and absorbing.
The Far Pavilions
M. M. Kaye
An adventurous story of man caught between two worlds in colonial India.