Wes Anderson, The Nobel Prize and GAME DAY

The quirky, highly-intricate, character-driven works of modern film auteur Wes Anderson receives an in-depth overview with this new book: The Wes Anderson Collection (by Mark Zoller Seitz).
The Huffington Post has a slide-show of the subtly sensational art work of Max Dalton – bringing Anderson’s various worlds (Royal Tenenbaums, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Life Aquatic and more) to ever-more vivid life.

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Awesome Art From New Wes Anderson Book

[Click for availability, location, or to place a hold.]In other Movie/Book news… It’s getting into the season of “adaptations” at your multiplex. First Catching Fire (part of the Hunger Games trilogy) and then Ender’s Game…the latter, a modern Sci-Fi classic by Orson Scott Card, has stirred up controversy throughout the summer. (NY Daily News – ”Ender’s Game’ director Gavin Hood on Orson Scott Card’s anti-gay marriage rants). Well, Han Solo-himself is stepping up to the plate, now: from the Huffington Post: Harrison Ford Defends ‘Ender’s Game’ Adaptation Despite Author’s Anti-Gay Views


Nobel literature prize winner Alice MunroIn other news – Further: Alice Munro was honored this week with the Nobel Prize for Literature. (Dear Life). You can find enthusiastic reactions across the Internet today – but here’s one the Guardian shared, penned by another esteemed talent, Margaret Atwood: Munro’s road to Nobel literature prize was not easyInitially regarded as a housewife whose writing was domestic and boring, elusive perfection drove Canadian to literary stardom

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In other Nobel news: USA Today – Nobel Peace Prize Goes To Chemical Weapons Watchdogs. -Education activist Malala Yousafzai (who helped open Europe’s largest branch library in Birmingham, England, earlier this year,) was a candidate many had considered likely to win…

The Telegraph went on to feature notable authors who have been “snubbed” by the Nobel Prize selection committee. We’re talkin’ heavyweights – like Tolstoy and Woolfe!

 

FINALLY

Don’t forget – We’ve got GAME DAY in the LIBRARY tomorrow!

 

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Learn a whole host of new and exciting board and card games!
Come alone or bring your friends and family. Local game enthusiasts will be on hand to teach new games and play along. No experience required.
Children under 12 should be
accompanied by an adult

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