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One Book, One Mesa County


We're Off to a Great Start!

Thanks to our presenters, facilitator, and participants One Book, One Mesa County 2015 had a strong start Thursday night with “Understanding the Family You Have.” Introductions and conversation addressed our culture in which we often find discussing aging and death …

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One Book Movie Series

The One Book Movie Series kicks off on Sunday at the Central Library at 1:30. The series explores the theme of Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? through film. The Straight Story, a 1999 David Lynch film, portrays a …

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Can't Live With 'Em, Can't Live Without 'Em

In Roz Chast’s Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, she illustrates and narrates her parents’ latter years. In doing so, Roz describes her lifelong challenging relationship with her disciplinarian mother, with whom she rarely felt affection, and her …

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Graphic Memoirs

We recently kicked off our 2015 One Book season by announcing to the press our selection of Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast. Our event over the next six weeks will include panel presentations, movies, book

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One Book 2015 Selection

We’re pleased to announce that our One Book, One Mesa County 2015 selection is    Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by famed author, illustrator and New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast. In this illustrated memoir, Chast tackles both a personal

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Author Ruth Ozeki to speak at 7 p.m. March 1 at GJHS Auditorium

Ruth Ozeki, whose novel “A Tale for the Time Being” is this year’s One Book, One Mesa County selection, will speak about her writing and her work at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the Grand Junction High School Auditorium,

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One Book Final Week

Ruth Ozeki, author of our One Book selection, A Tale for the Time Being, will speak at Grand Junction High School on Saturday, March 1st at 7:00 pm. We have one week left of programs, movies and discussions. If …

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Anime Film Sunday 2/9

As part of our One Book movie series, come to see Tokyo Godfathers at the Central Library on Sunday at 1:30 pm. Anime is a popular animated film style in Japan. Along with Manga, similarly styled comic books, the …

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Japanese Cooking

One of the best ways to explore a different culture is through it’s food–that’s why One Book is hosting Christopher Boyd, chef/owner of No Coast Sushi on Feb 4th at 6:00 pm at the Central Library. Our selection, A

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