Nick Schenkel

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Nick Schenkel is the director of the West Lafayette Public Library, and reviews books from all walks of literature.

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The Complete America's Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook contains 19 years worth of recipes, all from the hit show. It also features equipment and ingredient ratings, and an extensive behind the scenes look at how the show comes together. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review.

 

In the book Vogue on Calvin Klein, journalist Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni takes readers through the roller coaster career of one of the fashion industries most iconic figures. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

If This Isn't Nice, What Is? by Indiana native Kurt Vonnegut, is a collection of many of the famed authors commencement speeches. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

In On Grand Strategy, John Lewis Gaddis reflects on what he has learned of the subject while serving as a co-professor of grand strategy at Yale University. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

Book Review: Sharp

Aug 17, 2018

Michelle Dean's Sharp focuses on ten fascinating women who each made their own unique and significant contribution to the cultural and political direction of America. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

Anthony Casillo's Typewriters: Iconic Machines from the Golden Age of Mechanical Writing gives readers a thorough briefing on many of the popular typing machines that were once in almost every household across the country.  West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

Rebel Bulldog, aptly subtitled The Story of One Family, Two States and the Civil War, is exactly that. It's the story of Preston Davidson and his family during the Civil War. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

The Fifties Chronicle brings back to life the decade that spawned the Civil Rights Movement, Rock n' Roll and the Space Race. Along with it's written summaries of each year of the decade are numerous photos, in both black and white and color, that document the iconic era. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

"Wade in the Water" is a collection of poems by Tracy K. Smith. Smith is currently serving as the 52nd Poet Laureate of the United States. West Lafayette public library director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

 

199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die features the most interesting, peculiar and remarkable cemeteries across the globe. The books author, Lauren Rhoads, is also the host of the popular Cemetery Travel blog. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

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