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  1. David Thomson´s Movie Meditations


    December 5, 2008 by Reader's Connection

    I love David Thomson’s book, The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, despite the fact that I disagree with 75% of his opinions. I think he loves director Howard Hawks way…

  2. Featured Author: Richard Price


    November 14, 2008 by Reader's Connection

    Why does Richard Price deserve to be a featured author? 1) He doesn’t have a website. Or if he has one, Google can’t find it, and that in itself is…

  3. Booth Tarkington (and the New Mural) in the Indianapolis Room


    October 27, 2008 by Reader's Connection

    We’re excited about Tom Torluemke’s mural–newly installed in the Indianapolis Special Collections Room at Central Library–which was inspired in part by Booth Tarkington’s novel, The Magnificent Ambersons. Winner of two…

  4. Featured Author: Ursula K. Le Guin . . . and, um, Virgil


    September 20, 2008 by Reader's Connection

    Ursula K. Le Guin has been publishing novels, short stories, poems and essays for forty years. She has won Hugo and Nebula and Newbery awards, among others; and the variety…