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The cover image for this 2009 boo was shot by Jaems Karales during the 1963 march from Selma to Montgomery.

Read Up on Civil Rights

During the past few years we’ve seen a boom in books on the Civil Rights Movement. Here are just a few of our recent favorites (plus one DVD). Click on the link to place a hold on the title. Controversy and Hope: The Civil Rights Photographs of James Karales (2013) by James Karales Photojournalist James […]

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The September Issue

What I know about Haute Couture, I could fit in a shoebox. Maybe that is why I found this film SO fascinating. If I knew more about the lifestyle these people were talking about, maybe I would have been bored. Instead, I was riveted. Could people really be this focused on clothes and shoes and, […]

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Valentino: The Last Emperor

My first trip to Venice was memorable in many ways. But, I will forever remember walking past a Valentino store and just being entranced at what stood in front of me…behind a mere pain of glass. I wanted that dress behind the window. Why? Well, it was simply the most gorgeous material possession I had […]

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Long Way Round

First of all, I’m not a rough and outdoorsy type. I love (LOVE) to travel but the thought of heading to a place where the food consist of things I couldn’t even look at or the thought of being without modern (and sadly, essential) conveniences (like a coffee maker, laundry machine, etc.) or having to […]

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Long Way Down

The second installment of the McGregor/Boorman world trek via motorcycles was even more exciting than the first (Long Way Round). This time, most of the episodes were devoted to the trip…rather than all of the preliminary work. Sure, the first few episodes cover some of the pre-trip stuff, but it felt like it moved along […]

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