Jane Austen redux

The talk around the Circulation Desk this morning was of the WGBH's new version of Emma. Two people liked it and two did not. I didn't even finish watching the whole episode. I am in the middle of listening to Emma on tape read by Prunella Scales who plays Miss Bates in the Kate Beckinsdale … Continue reading Jane Austen redux

Best Books of 2009

I am just putting the finishing touches on the Best Books of 2009 list. I'm publishing it with the NextReads e-newsletter program so it has pictures and blurbs as well as clickable links to the catalog. What books have been your favorites of the past year? I haven't read all that many on the list, … Continue reading Best Books of 2009