A magnificent portrait of five Hollywood directors -- Capra, Ford, Stevens, Huston and Wyler -- and what they did during World War II. Film historian Mark Harris offers fascinating and insightful discussion of the men and the movies they made, the "offical" propaganda and their Hollywood work. FIVE CAME BACK is engaging and moving -- a great read that will also add a lot of movies to your iTunes wish list.
Faithfulness, class struggles, & environmental crises
Witches, magic, heroes, & Chicken-footed houses
A REALLY GREAT READ!
This isn’t about surviving, it’s about surviving with style. Andy Weir’s debut novel takes you on a rocked propelled journey into what truly makes us human. Full of science, wit and ingenuity, this story will send you to Mars and back.
Peter Pan meets Lord of the Flies. What if Captain Hook were cursed to live forever? Watching as his crewmates die around him? What if Pan was a mythical, feared little boy who rules Neverland with an iron first? What happens if there is no escape from Pan and his Lost Boys? Read to find out. -- Ian
Enjoy Narnia? How about Welsh Mythology? The book that became Disney’s 25th animated feature film kicks off one of my favorite children’s series: The Chronicles of Prydain. I would recommend this book to anyone, but especially to fans of Tolkien & Lewis.