Category Archives: Literature

Farming more than vegetables in central Pa.: Review of Arlo Crawford’s ‘A Farm Dies Once a Year’

I picked up the publisher’s advance copy of Arlo Crawford’s “A Farm Dies Once a Year” from the review pile here at the YDR because I adore two things: vegetables and a good memoir. The book jacket said this was … Continue reading

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York College will host author Laura van den Berg Feb. 13

Laura van den Berg will read from her most recently published story collection, “The Isle of Youth,” at 5 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Brossman Art Gallery in Evelyn and Earle Wolf Hall at York College. According to a news release, … Continue reading

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Canada’s Alice Munro wins Nobel literature prize

Canadian write Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature Oct. 10, 2013.

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From Page to Projector: ‘Pride & Prejudice’

Dan Rorabaugh shares his views on Jane Austen’s ‘Pride & Prejudice’ and how the 2005 movie adaptation compares.

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Digging into John Le Carre’s ‘Karla trilogy’ featuring George Smiley

Check out John Le Carre’s great British spy, George Smiley, in the “Karla trilogy.”

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From Page to Projector: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Dan Rorabaugh takes a look at the delightfully ridiculous 1993 film adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing.’

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Iliad’ and ‘Troy’

Dan Rorabaugh sings, O Muses, of ‘The Iliad’ and its 2004 action film adaptation, ‘Troy.’

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From Page to Projector: ‘Jane Eyre’

Dan Rorabaugh dissects two adaptations of Charlotte Brontë’s ‘Jane Eyre.’

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From Page to Projector: ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Dan Rorabaugh compares the classic movie ‘The Wizard of Oz’ with the original book by L. Frank Baum.

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From Page to Projector: ‘Les Miserables’

Dan Rorabaugh compares the new ‘Les Miserables’ film with the original novel by Victor Hugo.

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