Recommendations from our staff on everything from A to Zed, with suggestions on your next great read, listen or movie to watch.
I know you're itching for an update on my pal, the recently U.S. Avengerfied Squirrel Girl. Well, there's been a lot going on in her life, not least the aforementioned superteam-joining. She's had to navigate the pitch-black waters of online dating, taken her best friend on a trip to Canada, and hung out with Tony Stark more than is probably healthy for any person, super or not.
The Broadway musical Hamilton is about Alexander Hamilton, one of our founding fathers. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alex Lacamoire wrote a hip hop album about his life, from Alexander meeting his wife Eliza, the battle of Yorktown, writing The Federalist Papers, and much more. The songs are interesting, funny, entertaining, and addicting. The book Hamilton: The Revolution takes a look at how these composers wrote these songs, and how Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the lyrics.
The Neopolitan Novels - Elena Ferrante The four-book Neopolitan series, which begins with My Brilliant Friend, has gained so much popularity recently that it will be [...]
My King (Mon Roi), Cedar Mill Film Club’s selection for April, opens with Tony (Emmanuelle Bercot), flying down a ski slope somewhere in the breathtaking [...]
Since Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for literature back in December “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition,” the [...]
Reading the news, Facebook, or our email these days seems more of a chore just to figure out if what you see is worth knowing. Learn how to better evaluate what you see with these tools, or attend an upcoming workshop at the library.
Matthew Kirschenbaum's new book Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing details that history through a unique lens - the changes the computer revolution wrought on the process of writing itself. Authors found themselves grappling with workflow changes like the ease of revision.
The official March selection for CML Film Club was slated to be Second Coming, a film from the United Kingdom exploring a family's response to an [...]