French Coming-of-Age Graphic Novel Adapted for Film Makes its New York Debut

A French coming-of-age graphic novel adapted for film arrives stateside, starring Juliette Binoche as a choreographer and an actual Russian ballerina as….a Russian ballerina. Read all about it on the Fine Books Blog.

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Trump’s Summer Reading

Thomas Jefferson said, “I cannot live without books.” Find out what Trump has to say about them, @finebooks blog: Trump’s Summer Reading http://bit.ly/2fxIWD2 @POTUS @realDonaldTrump @vineyardgazette @DavidMcCullogh #reading

Some Farm: E.B. White’s Maine Home for Sale – The Fine Books Blog

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Moby Dick Marathon Reading Session Aboard a Whaleship Celebrates Melville’s Birthday

From noon July 31 through noon August 1, the Mystic Seaport Maritime Museum in Mystic, CT, held its 32nd annual Moby Dick reading marathon. Visitors were invited aboard the 19th century whaleship (and now teaching vessel) Charles W. Morgan and read Herman Melville‘s (1819-1891) nautical adventure. Read all about it here, on the Fine Books Blog.

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG! Illustrations by Barney Tobey Join N-YHS Collections – The Fine Books Blog

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