Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close By Foer, Jonathan Safran2005-04 – Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)0618329706 Check Our Catalog Winner – 2006 ALA Notable Fiction SelectionA BookPage Notable TitleOskar Schell is an inventor, Francophile, tambourine player, Shakespearean actor, jeweler, pacifist. He is nine years old. And he is on an urgent, secret search through the five boroughs […]
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Sir Hitchcock Happy Birthday to the best film director ever (my opinion, of course)…Sir Alfred Hitchcock. Born in Leytonstone, London, England on August 13, 1899. Come into the library to check out the films by The Master of Suspense on DVD! Cheers, Hitch!!!!!!!! 0000
Akin to titles by fellow Scandinavians Henning Mankell and Stieg Larsson, Norwegian author Nesbo spins an exciting, edge-of-your-seat thriller with a whole lot of punch. The “creep” factor is high here so don’t read at bedtime…nightmares of snowmen staring through the window at you are almost guaranteed. Telling the story of a serial killer who […]
Summer in Provence sounds good to me. Since this year I cannot afford to go, I’m rewatching two of my favorite Provence films. If you are in the same boat as me (no money), try watching the South of France go by on your TV, rather than running up your credit card. Two films come […]