Behind the Desk: Video Book Reviews by Library Staff

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Every other week, SDPL staff publish book reviews in the San Diego Union-Tribune followed by a video review posted on SDPL social media the following week. Watch the Behind the Desk video and receive bonus content about the book..

Library Assistant David Cederholm reviews The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver, the modern classic about a family of American Christian evangelical missionaries in the Belgian Congo in 1959 and their tragic undoing over the course of three decades in neo-colonial Africa.

Behind the Desk is our latest video series and delves deeper into the Recommended Reads published every other Sunday in the Union-Tribune. Check the Sunday Paper to see the latest review from SDPL staff from all over San Diego or view our archives on the library website:

Want other suggestions for great reads? David has a playlist for you:

Deliverance by James Dickey 

Old Jules by Mari Sandoz

Deliverance (DVD)

At Play in the Fields of the Lord by Peter Matthiessen