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  1. Spies, Lies and Cold War Drama, Oh My!


    April 28, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Jessica Lawrence: Considering the latest season of the acclaimed cold-war-era television series, The Americans, has just premiered, and the big-screen adaptation of Bridge of Spies came away with…

  2. Grinches! Scrooges! Nutcrackers! Gifts of the Magi! (Some holiday movies based on books)


    December 9, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Jessica Lawrence:  ‘Tis the season! As we start getting in the holiday spirit it is the perfect time to start re-watching those perennial favorite holiday movies. Everyone has…

  3. Stranger Than Fiction – Movies about Authors We Love


    September 20, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Jessica Lawrence: The recently released Oscar-worthy film The End of the Tour, based on late author David Foster Wallace, serves to remind us of some of our other…

  4. Looper vs. The Other: Bruce Willis & Jorge Luis Borges on meeting your younger self.


    August 17, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    The Book of Sand is a collection of stories by Jorge Luis Borges. It was published in 1975, and is currently available from the library in Collected Fictions (1998), in which…

  5. Has Glenn Betrayed His Family? A Detective Story.


    July 9, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Whoever you are, you fit into one of 4 categories: 1. You have read Lawrence Block’s novel, A Walk Among the Tombstones, but you haven’t seen the movie. 2. You have…