Tuesday, February 21, 2017

What to read while waiting for...



Norse Mythology
Norse Mythology
By Gaiman, Neil
2017-02 - W. W. Norton & Company
9780393609097 Check Our Catalog


Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales.
In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin's son, …More


Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions.

Ragnarok: The End of the Gods
Ragnarok: The End of the Gods
By Byatt, A. S.
2013-03 - Canongate Us
9780802120847 Check Our Catalog

The gods meet their cataclysmic end in this acclaimed work of fiction from the inimitable author of "Possession" and "The Children's Book," now in paperback. As the bombs rain down on Britain, one young girl struggling to make sense of her new life, whose dark, war-ravaged days feel very removed from the peace and love being preached in church and at school. …More


Scandinavian Mythology
Scandinavian Mythology
By Davidson, H. R. Ellis
Author Davidson, Hilda Roderick Ellis
1986-10 - Bedrick
9780872260412 Check Our Catalog

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Don't Know Much about Mythology: Everything You Need to Know about the Greatest Stories in Human History But Never Learned
Don't Know Much about Mythology: Everything You Need to Know about the Greatest Stories in Human History But Never Learned
By Davis, Kenneth C.
2006-08 - HarperCollins Publishers
9780060932572 Check Our Catalog

Since the beginning of time, people have crafted imaginative stories that have served as both religion and science, philosophy and psychology, astronomy and biology. Now, popular historian Kenneth C. Davis explores the world of myth. …More