Category Archives: Literature

Plan ahead for this weekend’s Book Expo

When: Saturday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: 334 Carlisle Ave, York, Pa. Agenda: 11:00 am                       Doors open for Guest Author event 11:30 am                       … Continue reading

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Local author promotes recent published work

Name : Marilyn Jennerjohn Age : 75 Lives_in : York Township Occupation : Retired educator Family : Married with two children Hobbies : weeding and singing, not necessarily at the same time Name of book : Education, Assholes and Orgasmic … Continue reading

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One book. One community. Five choices.

It’s time to select the book that will be read for the One Book One Community initiative. The program is in its 11th year and represents a collaboration between 80 libraries in six counties, according to a news release. One … Continue reading

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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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