Even after 30 plus years of working at the library I am still passionate about all it has to offer. Need suggestions about what to read next? Contact me- I'd love to connect you with the right titles!
What I am watching:
Farewell- A beloved grandaughter struggles to honor the wishes of her family not to reveal her grandmother's terminal cancer. Chinese with English subtitles.
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool- Inspired by real life actress Gloria Grahame, it imagines what happens when the actress realizes that her cancer has returned. Stars Annette Binign and Jamie Bell
Jaco- tragic story of the innovative bass guitarist Jaco Pastouius,who worked with Joni Mitchell and Pat Metheny,also longtime member of jazz group Weathermen. His progressive fretless bass playing continues to influence performers today.
Multnomah County Library Hidden Treasure of the week: Did you know the French composer, Claude Debussey created an opera based on the Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allen Poe? If it sounds familiar you might recognize the melody from the Alan Parsons Project work by the same name.