Monday, February 28, 2011

[News and Notes] February 2011

Below are a few news items you might have missed from previous weeks:
Another Dean Koontz novel has been adapted for the screen. Anton Yelchin is slated to star as Odd Thomas in an upcoming film produced by Stephen Sommers. Click here to view the article from the blog, World & Film.

Twenty-eight books from Thomas Jefferson’s personal library were recently discovered at Washington State University in St. Louis, Missouri. The New York Times article notes that Jefferson described himself as having a “canine appetite for reading.”

According to a New York Times article, Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help, is being sued by a family maid for Stockett’s alleged use of the employee’s likeness in her best-selling novel without consent.

We posted an extensive list of books being made into movies last month. A recent article from details upcoming attractions from our list and more.

If you still have Oscar fever, browse a special list of Academy Award-winning films on the library catalog.


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