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Literature into Film Book Group

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  • Literature Into Film Book Club - Team of Rivals

    05/26/2020 @ 1:30pm - 05/26/2020 @ 2:30pm Meeting Room C Main Branch

    Each month we read a classic work of fiction and/or watch the film adaptation of the novel.

    Book and Film to be discussed: Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln is a 2005 book by Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, published by Simon & Schuster. The book is a biographical portrait of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and some of the men who served with him in his cabinet from 1861 to 1865.

    The accompanying movie is LINCOLN (2012) Drama/History PG-13

  • Literature Into Film Book Club - The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    06/30/2020 @ 1:30pm - 06/30/2020 @ 2:30pm Meeting Room C Main Branch

    Each month we read a classic work of fiction and/or watch the film adaptation of the novel.

    Book and Film to be discussed: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a short story by James Thurber and his most famous.

  • Literature Into Film Book Club - Little Women

    07/28/2020 @ 1:30pm - 07/28/2020 @ 2:30pm Meeting Room C Main Branch

    Each month we read a classic work of fiction and/or watch the film adaptation of the novel.

    Book and Film to be discussed: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

    Following the lives of the four March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy—the novel details their passage from childhood to womanhood and is loosely based on the author and her three sisters. 

     

  • Literature Into Film Book Club - To Kill A Mockingbird

    08/25/2020 @ 1:30pm - 08/25/2020 @ 2:30pm Meeting Room C Main Branch

    Each month we read a classic work of fiction and/or watch the film adaptation of the novel.

    Book and Film to be discussed: To Kill a Mockingbird 

    Set in the small Southern town of Maycomb, Alabama, during the Depression, To Kill a Mockingbird (by Harper Lee) follows three years in the life of 8-year-old Scout Finch, her brother, Jem, and their father, Atticus--three years punctuated by the arrest and eventual trial of a young black man accused of raping a white woman.

  • Literature Into Film Book Club - The World According to Garp

    09/29/2020 @ 1:30pm - 09/29/2020 @ 2:30pm Meeting Room C Main Branch

    Each month we read a classic work of fiction and/or watch the film adaptation of the novel.

    Book and Film to be discussed: The World According to Garp


    John Irving's fourth novel, about a man, born out of wedlock to a feminist leader, who grows up to be a writer.

    A struggling young writer finds his life and work dominated by his unfaithful wife and his radical feminist mother, whose best-selling manifesto turns her into a cultural icon. (1982 movie)

     

  • Literature Into Film Book Club - The Talented Mr. Ripley

    10/27/2020 @ 1:30pm - 10/27/2020 @ 2:30pm Meeting Room C Main Branch

    Each month we read a classic work of fiction and/or watch the film adaptation of the novel.

    Book and Film to be discussed: The Talented Mr. Ripley

    In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures. Movie rated R, 1999

    The Talented Mr. Ripley is a 1955 psychological thriller novel by Patricia Highsmith

     

  • Literature Into Film Book Club

    11/24/2020 @ 1:30pm - 11/24/2020 @ 2:30pm Meeting Room C Main Branch

    Each month we read a classic work of fiction and/or watch the film adaptation of the novel.

    Book and Film to be discussed: