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This Week’s Recommended Books

A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson Hailed as one of the best books of 2015, A God in Ruins is a dramatic story of the twentieth century through Ursula’s beloved brother, Teddy – a would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather as he navigates a rapidly changing world. After everything that Teddy experiences […]

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Adult Services’ End of the Year Staff Picks

Adult Services Librarian Cecilia C.’s Movie Picks: Hitchcock/Truffaut. Being a Hitchcock fan, I was pretty sure I would like this one.  But, even though Hitchcock and his works are at the core, it is more of an homage to filmmaking in general.  Anyone who is remotely interested in films and how they are made will […]

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Movie Review: Hitchcock/Truffaut

In late October, I ventured down to the Chicago International Film Festival to see a screening of the documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut.  Anyone who knows anything about me knows that even if anything is remotely suggestive of Alfred Hitchcock, I’m there.  So, of course, when I saw that an entire documentary about the Master of Suspense and […]

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