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Elizabeth Graney, March 03, 2015

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times - the book was better. There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


What Comes Next? Fiction Series and Sequels
Robert Anderson, February 25, 2015

Are you trying to remember a detective series you enjoyed, but only the main character's first name comes to mind?


February 15, 2015 Los Angeles Times Best Sellers Available at the Library
David Kelly, February 17, 2015

On the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List this week, 


James Sherman, February 14, 2015
Locating Love Poetry in the Literature Department
 
Desperate for something special for that someone special this Valentine's Day?  Ask yourself: what's more moving, more enduring, and much cheaper than flowers?

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Elizabeth Graney, February 05, 2015

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times - the book was better. There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


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Christa Deitrick, February 06, 2015

The best lyricists are poets, albeit with a slightly different skill set.  Their goal is not to make the words sing upon the page, but rather to craft lines that can be sung in real life.  Like Shakespeare's plays, their couplets and stanzas are meant to be heard and not seen.


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