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Regional Authors Meet & Greet set for Dec. 14 at Central Library

Colorado and Utah are home to outstanding authors, and you can meet some of them from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, at the Mesa County Libraries Regional Authors Meet & Greet. The event will take place at the Central Library, …

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Loss of a Legend

On November 19th we lost Mike Nichols, a filmmaker whose body of work displays stunning range, disquieting frankness, and a startling peak in to humanity (or lack thereof).

 

Seamlessly transitioning from theater to film, Nichols spent the last 50 …

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Comeback Keaton

An aging actor, once famous for his role in a beloved super-hero franchise, is now attempting an artistic comeback in a work of meaning and substance.  This is the plot of Birdman (in theaters), but also of its star, Michael

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It was 20 years ago today...

On October 14th, 1994, Quentin Tarantino‘s groundbreaking, Pulp Fiction, came blasting on to movie screens.  20 years later (and, even after endless copycats), it remains a subversive, jolting, and sublimely entertaining piece of work.

Fiction, with its seamless…

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Real Gone Girl

What are you thinking?  How are you feeling?  What have we done to each other?

 

And, so begins Gone Girl (in theaters now), David Fincher‘s film adaptation of Gillian Flynn‘s phenomenally successful novel (it spent a …

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Top Romance picks from Booklist

I’m not a regular romance reader, but sometimes I like to take a break from my grim repast of crime novels. Luckily,  Booklist has just come out with a new Top 10 Romance Fiction:2014 list that should appeal to …

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Painted Horses

Malcolm Brooks’ new novel Painted Horses takes place in post-WWII America. Catherine Lemay eschews convention, choosing archaeology over marriage to a Manhattan banker. She goes to work for the River Basin Survey near the Montana-Wyoming border to identify any significant …

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A Great Adventure

Looking for a great adventure and a great historical novel? Sharpe’s Tiger, by Bernard Cornwell, is the perfect choice. Young Richard Sharpe, former thief and illiterate ne’er-do-well,is a private in the British army in India in 1799. Sharpe is …

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A dark and chilling story

Three teenage girls and their inseparable bond are at the heart of  The Fever, by Megan Abbott. Deenie, Lise, and Gabby share everything until Lise  suffers a mysterious seizure in class one day.  Soon, other girls at …

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