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Watch: ‘Alias Grace’ Trailer from Margaret Atwood and Netflix

Margaret Atwood is coming to Netflix with an adaptation of Alias Grace. We’re pleased with the trailer so far…take a look and let us know what you think! Sarah Gadon in ‘Alias Grace’/Image © Netflix Hot on the heels of Hulu’s success with the adaptation

Bookish News: BiblioWorks!

BiblioWorks is raising money for their annual literacy festival, Sucre Reads! Every dollar helps to purchase books, to get transportation for students to visit the city in the festival, and to make sure that everyone learns more about the love of reading. Even if you

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Auteurs

Francois Truffaut and Eric Rohmer, two filmmakers from the French New Wave period, are of particular interest to the readers among us because they were both so literary in their concerns. Truffaut’s most famous film, Jules et Jim, is based on the novel of the

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Don’t Miss the Philadelphia Book Fair!

For the first time in several years, book lovers have a big reason to flock back to Philly. The Philadelphia Book & Ephemera Fair will take place Friday and Saturday, May 21 and 22, 2010. “This is the only major vintage Book & Ephemera event

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The Magic Lantern

Did you know that Ingmar Bergman first thought to make films as a consolation for punishment?

Film’s Books

As the saying  goes, the book is  better than the film. This is usually the case. There are times when both are good. There are times when the film is better. Sometimes, though, they are both great, and maintain their formal integrity as a book

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Buffalo Small Press Book Fair

I’ve just returned to Asheville from Buffalo, NY where I attended this years Buffalo Small Press Book Fair. Organized by Buffalo artist/poet/printer Chris Fritton, “the Buffalo Small Press Book Fair is a regional one day event that brings booksellers, authors, bookmakers, zinesters, small presses, artists,

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Song of the Open Rd.

In my traveling days, I enjoyed most  the visits to used bookstores in the towns I was in for a day, a week, or more. Going  from my origin in Boston to the Northwest by bus or train, I would visit shops whenever I had