PPLD’s annual adult reading program kicks off on January 14! This year’s theme is Winter Wonderland and is open to anyone age 18 and older with a PPLD library card. Winter Wonderland runs through March 11 and adults can read any eight books of their choice. Books on CD, audiobook players, eBooks, and eAudiobooks count, [...]
The highly-anticipated new book from the bestselling author of SEABISCUIT. On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared. It was that of Louie [...]
Emma Donoghue talks to Richard and Judy about her novel Room, One of the 8 books in the Richard and Judy Spring 2011 Book Club exclusively with WHSmith.
From www.BookVideos.tv – For two decades, Jeannette Walls hid her roots. Now she tells her own story. A regular contributor to MSNBC.com, she lives in New York and Long Island and is married to the writer John Taylor.
This is a brief interview with Kathryn Stockett prior to her appearance at the Tower Theatre in Bend, Oregon. She discusses her novel, The Help, and the upcoming movie adaptation. The Deschutes Public Library’s A Novel Idea… Read Together selection for 2010 was The New York Times #1 bestseller, The Help by author Kathryn Stockett. [...]
Nora Ephron, acclaimed screenwriter, director and novelist took time to visit with some of her fans in Toronto at the invitation of Heather Reisman, Indigo Books. Who can forget the famous restaurant scene in “When Harry Met Sally”, or “Sleepless in Seattle” with Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks atop the Empire State Building? Nora Ephron [...]
Always wanted to start a book club? This is a great video on how to begin!
ROUGH WRITERS: A NEW PLAY FESTIVAL Ten new plays, written specifically for the Fine Arts Center’s inaugural new play festival, Rough Writers, will be given readings as part of the Second Stage Series in the historic Music Room, April 18-28. “It is also imperative that we give theatrical innovators (primarily playwrights) the opportunity to [...]
Join Andrew McCarthy as he talks about his book The Longest Way Home, his globe-trotting memoir that will take you on an unforgettable journey through exotic locales and revealing emotions. McCarthy is an actor and award-winning travel writer. He is well known for his roles in the 1980s films St. Elmo’s Fire, Mannequin,Weekend at Bernie’s, Pretty in Pink, and Less [...]
Thursday, March 28, 2013 7:00PM. Two Governor General’s Award-winning poets, Crozier and Lane are both also renowned for their work in other genres. Crozier’s lyrical memoir Small Beneath the Sky chronicles a childhood on the Canadian prairie. Lane’s What the Stones Remember: A Life Rediscovered is a moving memoir about emergence from addiction. Together, [...]