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Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand is a fantastic book about love, friendship and prejudice at any time in life, within any social status, anywhere in the world.  The character of Major Ernest Pettigrew is pretty much the stereotypical older English gentleman.  He’s classy, he’s respectful, he’s neat and tidy, he’s quiet and he’s not one to […]

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The Very Picture of You by Isabel Wolff

Once again, Isabel Wolff and her chick lit do not disappoint.  Yes, it’s light.  Yes, it’s predictable.  But, it’s fun.  And Wolff is a strong author who can create strong characters and semi-believable tales.  This one finds the main character Ella Graham as a popular portrait painter in London’s inner circles.  Her newly-engaged sister commissions […]

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Happy Birthday to HITCHCOCK!

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

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BAFTA winners and nominees!

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced their winners on February 13th!   ACADEMY FELLOWSHIP CHRISTOPHER LEE OUTSTANDING BRITISH CONTRIBUTION TO CINEMA THE HARRY POTTER FILMS BEST FILM THE KING’S SPEECH Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Gareth Unwin BLACK SWAN Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver, Scott Franklin INCEPTION Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan THE SOCIAL NETWORK […]

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