Lake Geneva Public Library Director Emily Kornak shares some of her favorite spring reads with local interest.
GAME WIZARDS: THE EPIC BATTLE FOR DUNGEONS & DRAGONS
BY JON PETERSON
Created here in 1973, fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) remains one of Lake Geneva‘s enduring legacies. This nonfiction book
chronicles the history of company founders Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson; the early years of their Lake Geneva-based company, TSR; the meteoric success of D&D; and the corporate struggles that ensued. A detailed and fascinating read for local history fans and D&D players alike.
MARY TODD LINCOLN: A BIOGRAPHY
BY JEAN H. BAKER
Did you know: in August of 1872, former First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln visited Lake Geneva? For an in-depth portrayal of her life, pick up this
biography to learn more about her time in the White House, her relationship with her husband and his colleagues, her reputation for obsessive shopping and her battles with her mental health.
NO ONE IS TALKING ABOUT THIS
BY PATRICIA LOCKWOOD
A debut novel from the internet- famous poet and author of the memoir “Priestdaddy,” “No
One Is Talking About This” asks: Is there life after the Internet?
Funny, topical, and sometimes devastating, the novel explores what it means to be “extremely online” in a time of constant existential crisis. Join the Lake Geneva Public Library’s book discussion group in May at the Bottle Shop in Lake Geneva. Find library events at lglibrary.org.