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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Welcome again to 2019! Here's some news I think you could use...

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We lost Pulitzer Prize winning poet Mary Oliver last week at the age of 82. 
Oliver's work was simply astounding- 
she published more than 20 books, including the Pulitzer-winning 
 The NYTimes noted, "For her quiet, measured observations, and for her fiercely private personal mien (she gave many readings but few interviews, saying she wanted her work to speak for itself), she was likened to Emily Dickinson." She "often described her vocation as the observation of life."

Keep your eyes open for the 
fabulous debut novel, 
I was very fortunate to host 
Anissa Gray on our

On her twitter feed two days ago, Celeste Ng shared this news 
about her book, 
It's being adapted into a feature film with Julia Roberts attached to 
play Marilyn. 

has a movie release date 
of August 9th.
This cast gives me hope that one of my favorite books-to-movie treatments will not be disappointing!

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Great news to discover that Chelsea Cain's One Kick will also get a 12-episode series starring  Chris Noth on the WGN network. 

This week is Edith Wharton's birthday week, 

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion is the hottest ticket in town...and the best part is, you don't need one!

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We had 44 patrons show up for our 
January book discussion of 
The Summer Wives 
featuring a wonderful Skype with the delightful author Beatriz Williams!

Don't miss out next month as we read and discuss, Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson.

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Wednesday, February 6th at 2:30pm

See you there!