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Come take a tour, visit our exhibitions, and view the gorgeous Main Reading Room! October Books to Read (and Skip) October 12, Sarah Dickinson Mini Book Reviews My October reading has been stellar! I’ve got a couple successful books to share with you today and stay tuned for my review of one more, A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl, on Thursday, OctoberDownload