Hellidon Windows

On page 4 Butcher describes a stained glass window memorial at St. John the Baptist in Hellidon. I emailed that church and they kindly responded with pictures!

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Blackadder Explains World War I

Since Tim Butcher mentioned Blackadder I suppose I have no choice but to post a clip from Blackadder, one of the greatest comedies set in different periods of history. You might know two of the actors: Hugh Laurie and Rowan Atkinson.

Tim Butcher Interviews

Next Book: The Trigger

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Our next book is The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin that Brought the World to War by Tim Butcher. As always, if you want to join the discussion you can pick up a copy at our Circulation Desk. The discussion will be on October 30th.

 

Lucy Kalanithi TED Talk

Lucy Kalanithi gave a moving speech about life, death, and her husband for a TED Talk last November

Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

Here’s an interview from Paul’s wife Dr. Lucy Kalanithi with the California Commonwealth Club

Stanford Medicine

Here’s some footage of Paul talking about himself for Stanford Medicine, in 2015

Paul Kalanithi Interview

Here is an interview Paul did with NBC in 2014

https://vimeo.com/87498524

 

September’s Book: When Breath Becomes Air

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The book for September is Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air. As always, copies can be picked up at the Circulation Desk. A reminder: you do not need a Wheaton Library card to attend our book discussions. We do ask that you leave contact information so we can get your copy of the book back. The discussion for this book will be on September 25th.

Ta-Nehisi Coates: A Reading List

The author gave a talk with the New York Review of Books and the New York Public Library made a list of books he had recommended in the talk. In the comments readers give their personal recommendations as well.

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