Jane’s DVD Review – Homeland

Homeland – Season 1 is now at the Carnegie library. This Showtime program swept the Emmy’s for 2012, winning Best Drama, Best Director, Best Leading Man - Damien Lewis, Best Leading Lady – Clare Danes, Best Writing and all kinds of other awards besides.  If you don’t get Showtime, you can see what all the fuss is about by renting the first season on DVD.

NEW BOOK DISCUSSION KIT TITLE- Behind the beautiful forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, And Hope In A Mumbai UndercityFrom Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century’s great, unequal cities.

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Next week's Feature Film: The Avengers

Come to the Carnegie branch auditorium on Thursday evening, December 6th, 2013, at 6 pm for the new release movie The Avengers, rated PG13.

Jane’s Book Review - The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny

The “beautiful mystery” referred to in the title is sung music know as plain chant or Gregorian chant.  It is the earliest notated music in history, sung beginning in the 5thand 6thcentury.  It is still being sung in monasteries and convents around the world.  It is in one of those monasteries, deep in the North Woods of Québec where the murder in this mystery occurs.  Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec is sent t

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