Items tagged "Talking Books"

The Recording Studio at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Something that many people may not know is that here at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped we have a fully equipped and functioning volunteer-run recording studio. This little-known secret is a true gem, and contributes to the noble mission of the National Library Service for the Blind and […]

Talking Books at Downtown and Business: Turn Right At Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time

Join us for a discussion of Turn Right At Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time (DB 75354) by Mark Adams.  Adventure and travel magazine editor Mark Adams retraces Yale professor Hiram Bingham III’s 1911 discovery of the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. Adams describes his own adventures in the Peruvian Andes with an […]

Not the Treasure For Me

The Alchemist DB 37602 by Paulo Coelho is a tale of self-determination, discovery, and most importantly, treasure. Wait, maybe I’ve got those mixed up… Anyways, this short but poignant allegorical story was written by Paulo Coelho in 1988, and although it had the most modest of success at first (dropped by its original publisher as […]