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The inspiration for The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, the second season of FX’s Emmy-winning FX series. Two months before Gianni Versace was murdered on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion by Andrew Cunanan, award-winning journalist Maureen Orth was investigating a major story on the serial killer for Vanity Fair. Culled from interviews with more […]

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Are your patrons frustrated by the long holds list at your library? We’re here to help! Enter for a chance to win a copy of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood for your collection. The Handmaid’s Tale is the seminal work of speculative fiction from the Booker Prize-winning author, now a Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss, Samira […]

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Now a Netflix original documentary series, also written by Mark Harris, premiering on March 31,2017: the extraordinary wartime experience of five of Hollywood’s most important directors, all of whom put their stamp on World War II and were changed by it forever. This documentary was produced by Scott Rudin and Steven Spielberg, and includes extensive interviews […]

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Based on Rebecca Skloot’s bestseller, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks documents the story of a woman whose cancer cells would change the course of cancer treatment. The film stars Oprah Winfrey, Rose Byrne, Renée Elise Goldsberry, and Courtney B. Vance and will premier on HBO on April 22nd. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a […]