Sunday, September 20, 2020

Lovely Books and Things - 9.20.20

Lovely Books and Things
My Weekly Books and Films Update

Linking up with:
Sunday Post (details)
Mailbox Monday (details)



1. Back to long daily walks in fresh air! - yay! smoke-free again in San Francisco
2. Jane Austen's Persuasion adapted by Kerry Skam by Iowa Stage Theatre on YouTube - watch it free (here)
3. Snail mail


Death on the Nile
by Agatha Christie
Mystery, Crime, Egypt | Goodreads

Freebies: from Free Little Library

The Last Book Party
by Karen Dukess
Contemporary, Coming of Age, Cape Cod | Goodreads

We Went to the Woods
by Caite Dolan-Leach
Contemporary, Thriller, New York | Goodreads

The Christmas Boutique
by Jennifer Chiaverini
Christmas, Quilts | Goodreads

Virtual Author event: hosted by New York Times Books
Listen to archive of this (here)
A conversation between:

Homeland Elegies
by Ayad Akhtar
Literary | Goodreads

The Mars Room
by Rachel Kushner
Literary | Goodreads

Black Leopard, Red Wolf
by Marlon James
Literary | Goodreads


AND watched: on Netflix

Frances Ha (2012)
Director/Writer: Noah Baumbach
Writer: Greta Gerwig
Stars: Adam Driver, Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner
Comedy, Drama, Romance | imdb | my rating: 5

A New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment) apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer) and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as the possibility of realizing them dwindles.

Beautifully done coming of age story filmed in black and white.


* comment and TELL me what you have acquired for your shelves recently

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