Film News: “The Lorax” in 3-D

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment are joining forces to turn the Dr. Seuss book “The Lorax” into a 3-D CG animated feature.  Read more at Variety.com.

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Film News: Jon Hamm moves to ‘Town’

Jon Hamm and Rebecca Hall are starring opposite Ben Affleck in The Town, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ romantic crime thriller that Affleck also is directing. Graham King is producing.

An adaptation of the Chuck Hogan novel Prince of Thieves, the story follows the relationship between a bank manager, the career criminal (Affleck) who stole more than her heart and the dedicated FBI agent trying to bust the crook and his gang.

Read more here: Jon Hamm moves to ‘Town’.

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Film News: Variety reports ‘Barney’s Version’ completes casting

Mark Addy, Maury Chaykin, Saul Rubinek, Jake Hoffman, Anna Hopkins; Cle Bennett and Harvey Atkin are rounding out the cast of Barney’s Version, starring Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman.

Lensing begins Aug. 17 in Rome with Richard Lewis directing from the Michael Konyves script, based on the novel by Mordecai Richler.

Story’s title character has led a reckless life highlighted by three marriages, two children and status as a “person of interest” in the mysterious disappearance of his bosom buddy.

Robert Lantos is producing through his Serendipity Point banner. Co-producers are Lyse Lafontaine, Domenico Procacci and Ari Lantos with Mark Musselman exec producing.

Read more here: ‘Barney’s Version’ completes casting (Variety).

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Best of Wolverine: Volume One (Marvel Comics)

Best of Wolverine:  Volume One.Author Name: CLAREMONT, Chris, et al.

Title: Best of Wolverine: Volume One.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Marvel, 2004
ISBN Number: 0785113703 / 9780785113706

Color illustrations throughout. First printing. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

Price = 100.00 USD Add to Shopping Cart

Cambridge History of Iran: Volume I: The Land of Iran (Middle East History)

Cambridge History of Iran:  Volume I:  The Land of Iran.Author Name: FISHER, W. B. (editor).

Title: Cambridge History of Iran: Volume I: The Land of Iran.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Cambridge University Press, 1968
ISBN Number: 0521069351 / 9780521069359

First edition. Previous owner’s name and date on front free endpaper, else near fine in a near fine (age toning) dust jacket.

Price = 175.00 USD Add to Shopping Cart

Mourka: The Autobiography of a Cat (Photography of Martha Swope)

Mourka:  The Autobiography of a Cat.Author Name: LE CLERCQ, Tanaquil.

Title: Mourka: The Autobiography of a Cat.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Stein and Day, 1964

Black and white photographs by Martha Swope throughout. First edition. Fine in an about fine dust jacket. A bright, clean, and remarkably well preserved copy.

Price = 300.00 USD Add to Shopping Cart

Cecil Saint-Laurent: The Affairs of Caroline Cherie (French Literature in Translation)

Affairs of Caroline Cherie.Author Name: SAINT-LAURENT, Cecil.

Title: Affairs of Caroline Cherie.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Publisher: NY: Crown Publishers, 1954

Translated from the French by Coburn Gilman. First American edition. Near fine in a near fine (light dust soiling) dust jacket.; 218 pages

Price = 100.00 USD

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New Titles (07/27/09)

Illocutionary Acts and Sentence Meaning.
ALSTON, William P.
Free Speech in Its Forgotten Years.
RABBAN, David M.
Matilda Bone.
CUSHMAN, Karen.
Angelina’s Halloween.
HOLABIRD, Katharine.
Do Bunnies Talk?
DODDS, Dayle Ann.
Littlest Matryoshka.
BLISS, Corinne Demas.
Mrs. Mary Malarky’s Seven Cats.
HINDLEY, Judy.
Chimney Sweeps.
GIBLIN, James Cross.
Dragons of a Fallen Sun: The War of Souls: Volume One.
WEIS, Margaret and HICKMAN, Tracy.
Dictionary of Soldier Talk.
ELTING, John R., et al.
McBroom Tells a Lie.
FLEISCHMAN, Sid.
Affairs of Caroline Cherie.
SAINT-LAURENT, Cecil.
New Item
Humbug Witch.
BALIAN, Lorna.
Illustrated History of Carts and Wagons.
VINCE, John.
Cincinnati Red Stalkings.
SOOS, Troy.
Hunting a Detroit Tiger.
SOOS, Troy.
Murder at Wrigley Field.
SOOS, Troy.
Night Side of London.
MACHRAY, Robert.
Loss of El Dorado: A History.
NAIPAUL, V. S.
Where Water Comes Together with Other Water.
CARVER, Raymond.
Question of Lay Analysis: An Introduction to Psychoanalysis.
FREUD, Sigmund.
Selected Poems.
SIMPSON, Louis.
Churchill’s Black Dog, Kafka’s Mice, and Other Phenomena of the Human Mind.
STORR, Anthony.
Ting-Ling and Mee-Too.
KETO, E.
Onitsha.
LE CLEZIO, J. M. G.
Daniel Garrison’s Who’s Who in Wodehouse.
GARRISON, Daniel.
Last Voyages: Cavendish, Hudson, Ralegh: The Original Narratives.
EDWARDS, Philip (editor).
Making of Stonehenge.
CASTLEDEN, Rodney.
Natural History of H. G. Wells.
REED, John R.
Counter-Insurgency Operations: 1: Malaya and Borneo.
SMITH, E. D.
Selected Poems.
ASHBERY, John
Batfishing in the Rainforest: Strange Tales of Travel and Fishing.
WHITE, Randy Wayne.
Millions of Strange Shadows.
HECHT, Anthony.
Cycles of the Sun, Mysteries of the Moon: The Calendar in Mesoamerican Civilization.
MALMSTROM, Vincent H.
Life and Loves of Mr. Jiveass Nigger.
BROWN, Cecil.
Electric Chocolate: Poems, 1988-1989.
REED, Tennessee.
Forgotten Art of Building a Stone Wall: An Illustrated Guide to Dry Wall Construction.
FIELDS, Curtis P.
And For Example.
LAUTERBACH, Ann.
Aepinus’s Essay on the Theory of Electricity and Magnetism.
HOME, R. W. (introduction and notes).
Wild Heart: A Life: Natalie Clifford Barney’s Journey from Victorian America to Belle Epoque Paris.
RODRIGUEZ, Suzanne.
Tales of the Magic Mirror.
BRATTON, Karl H.
Lucinda the Little Donkey.
WILDE, Irma.
Good Morning / Good Night.
LUTHER, Frank.
Grasshopper Green and the Meadow-Mice.
RAE, John.
Songs for Johnny-Jump-Up.
FARRAR, John.
Women and Men: Erotica.
VERLAINE, Paul.
Mescal and Mechanisms of Hallucinations.
KLUVER, Heinrich.
Pony Engine / Bedtime Stories.
GARN, Doris (adapted by) and BURGESS, Thornton W.
What Manner of Beast.
FINKEL, Donald.
Limits of Medicine: How Science Shapes Our Hope for the Cure.
GOLUB, Edward S.
Mirabell: Books of Number.
MERRILL, James.
These Green-Going-to-Yellow.
BELL, Marvin.
Brotherly Love.
HOFFMAN, Daniel.
Guardians of Empire: The U.S. Army and the Pacific, 1902-1940.
LINN, Brian McAllister.
Cambridge History of Iran: Volume I: The Land of Iran.
FISHER, W. B. (editor).
New Item
Dismantling of Time in Contemporary Poetry.
JACKSON, Richard.
Man in White: A Novel.
CASH, Johnny.
Second Space: New Poems.
MILOSZ, Czeslaw.
In the Face of Presumption: Essays, Speeches, & Incidental Writings.
MOSER, Barry.
One for the Rose.
LEVINE, Philip.
Unwillingly to School.
CONWAY, Peter.
Honey Pots and Brandy Bottles.
LEWIS, Eiluned.
Armageddon in Retrospect: And Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace.
VONNEGUT, Kurt.
Dark As the Grave Wherein My Friend Is Laid.
LOWRY, Malcolm.
Question of Hamlet.
LEVIN, Harry.
Bellringer Street.
RICHARDSON, Robert.
Brats.
KENNEDY, X. J.
Lost World.
DOYLE, Sir Arthur Conan.
Silent Spring.
CARSON, Rachel.
Meet David Cassidy.
HUDSON, James A.
Voodoo Fire in Haiti.
LOEDERER, Richard A.
Skippack School.
DE ANGELI, Marguerite.
Mouse at Home.
KWITZ, Mary DeBall.
Merry Christmas.
UNTERMEYER, Louis (editor).
Nureyev Valentino: Portrait of a Film.
BLAND, Alexander.
Combat Flying Clothing: Army Flying Clothing Through World War II.
SWEETING, C. G.
Encyclopedia of Antislavery and Abolition (two volumes).
HINKS, Peter and MCKIVIGAN, John (editors).
Encyclopedia of Asian Theatre (two volumes).
LEITER, Samuel L. (editor).
Song of the World.
GIONO, Jean.
Apartheid: The Real Hurdle: Sport in South Africa & the International Boycott.
RAMSAMY, Sam.
At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays.
FADIMAN, Anne.
Team Piano Repertoire: A Manual of Music for Multiple Players at One or More Pianos.
CHANG, Frederic Ming and FAUROT, Albert.
Timothy the Little Brown Bear.
FLORY, Jane.
Mrs. Duck’s Lovely Day.
BLAKE, Vivienne.
Man and His Bodies.
BESANT, Annie.
Epic Fast.
PYARELAL.
Education of a Poker Player: Including Where and How One Learns to Win.
YARDLEY, Herbert O.
Skateboarding: A Complete Guide to the Sport.
GRANT, Jack.
J. R. R. Tolkien’s Sanctifying Myth: Understanding Middle-Earth.
BIRZER, Bradley J.
Selected Poetry and Prose of Coleridge (ML 279).
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor.
Waldman on Theater.
WALDMAN, Max (photographs and text).
Greenwood Encyclopedia of African American Folklore (three volumes).
PRAHLAD, Anand (editor).
Gulf Military Forces in an Era of Asymmetric Wars (two volumes).
CORDESMAN, Anthony H. and AL-RODHAN, Khalid R.
Alanna: The First Adventure: Song of the Lioness, Book One.
PIERCE, Tamora.
Eight Mortal Ladies Possessed: A Book of Stories.
WILLIAMS, Tennessee.
What Is the Name of This Book: The Riddle of Dracula and Other Logical Puzzles.
SMULLYAN, Raymond M.
Viva Zapata!: The Original Screenplay.
STEINBECK, John.
Doors of Perception.
HUXLEY, Aldous.
Mercy.
CLIFTON, Lucille.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Second Edition).
TOLKIEN, J. R. R. and GORDON, E.V. (editors).

Web Resource: Bookmobile: Past. Present. Future.

Bookmobile: Past. Present. Future.

This presentation recounts the history of the Tulsa (Oklahoma) City-County Library’s bookmobile, from its beginnings in 1930 to the present. A series of publications features historical photos, news clippings, memories from “bookmobile kids,” and selected children’s drawings from a 2008 “bookmobile of the future” art contest. Also includes video clips. From Tulsa City-County Library.

URL: http://www.tulsalibrary.org/outreach/bookmobile-exhibit.php


Copyright 2009 by Librarians’ Index to the Internet, LII.


Copyright 2009 by Librarians’ Index to the Internet, LII.

New Titles (07/13/09)

Sound the Shofar: The Story and Meaning of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.
CHAIKIN, Miriam.
DragonLance: Amber and Ashes: The Dark Disciple, Volume One.
WEIS, Margaret.
Hunting Upland Gamebirds: What the Wingshooter Needs to Know About the Birds, the Guns, and the New Clay Games.
SMITH, Steve.
American Immigrants and Their Generations: Studies and Commentaries on the Hansen Thesis after Fifty Years.
KIVISTO, Peter and BLANCK, Dag (editors).
Money Capital in the Theory of the Firm: A Preliminary Analysis.
VICKERS, Douglas.
It.
KING, Stephen.
DragonLance: The Minotaur Wars, Volume One: Night of Blood.
KNAAK, Richard A.
DragonLance: Dragons of a Lost Star: The War of Souls, Volume Two.
WEIS, Margaret and HICKMAN, Tracy.
Troubadours.
BRIFFAULT, Robert.
Mighty Orinoco.
VERNE, Jules.
Manipulating Masculinity: War and Gender in Modern British and American Literature.
PHILLIPS, Kathy J.
Selected Poems, 1967-1987.
MCGOUGH, Roger.
Seconds of Pleasure: Stories.
LABUTE, Neil.
Run of the Elbertas.
STILL, James.
You Are Happy.
ATWOOD, Margaret.
Pillars of the Earth.
FOLLETT, Ken.
Why?
POPOV, Nikolai.
Collection of Urogenital Drawings: Anatomy, Anomalies, Gross Pathology, 1915-1952.
DIDUSCH, William P.
Terres Indiennes.
FOUCHET, Max-Pol.
Collected Poems of Anne Wilkinson and a Prose Memoir.
WILKINSON, Anne.
It Happened to Didymus.
SINCLAIR, Upton.
Arthur Miller’s Adaptation of An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen.
(Arthur Miller) IBSEN, Henrik.
Sorcery in its Social Setting: A Study of the Northern Rhodesian Cewa.
MARWICK, M. G.
Pitcher Plants: The Elegant Insect Traps.
LERNER, Carol.
“The Beautiful Language of My Century:” Reinventing the Language of Contestation in Postwar France, 1945-1968.
MCDONOUGH, Tom.
Dying, We Live: The Personal Chronicle of a Young Freedom Fighter in Warsaw (1939-1945).
KULSKI, Julian Eugeniusz.
History of Dyed Textiles.
ROBINSON, Stuart.
Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850.
SWAN, Susan Burrows.
Stand Up, Mr Dickens: A Dickens Anthology.
BLISHEN, Edward (presented by).
Ani Maamin: A Song Lost and Found Again.
WIESEL, Elie.
Folk Songs in Settings By Master Composers.
HAUFRECHT, Herbert.
Portraits: Wooden Houses of Key West.
WELLS, Sharon and LITTLE, Lawson.
Precedent and Invention: The Harvard Architecture Review, Volume 5.
GAINES, Joanne, et al (editors).
Bumper Book: A Harvest of Stories and Verses.
PIPER, Watty (editor).
Before & After 1776: A Second Edition of the Comprehensive Chronology of the Town of Greenwich: 1640-1978.
CLARKE, Elizabeth W. (editor).
Poetry for Young People: Edgar Allan Poe.
POE, Edgar Allan.
Hansel and Gretel (Pop-Up).
KUBASTA, Vojtech (illustrator and designer).
Economic Nature of the Firm: A Reader (Second Edition).
PUTTERMAN, Louis and KROSZNER, Randall S. (editors).
Once Round the Sun.
TITCHENELL, Elsa-Brita.
Alfred Hitchcock and The Three Investigators in The Mystery of Monster Mountain (Number 20).
CAREY, M. V.
Born Indian.
KINSELLA, W. P.
Church Dogmatics: Volume IV: The Doctrine of Reconciliation (Part Three, First Half).
BARTH, Karl.
Psalms 1-72: An Introduction and Commentary on Books I and II of the Psalms.
KIDNER, Derek.
Oxford Book of Modern Verse, 1892-1935.
YEATS, W. B. (editor).
Miss Gibbie Gault: A Story.
BOSHER, Kate Langley.
Death Trap.
MACDONALD, John D.
Wager and Other Stories.
CORKERY, Daniel.
Nyoro State.
BEATTIE, John.
Birth of a Hero: A Novel.
GOLD, Herbert.
War in Melville’s Imagination.
ADLER, Joyce Sparer.
Philharmonic Gets Dressed.
KUSKIN, Karla.
How to Live with a Headstrong Horse.
GURNEY, Eric.
Dorothy Hamill: On and Off the Ice.
HAMILL, Dorothy with CLAIRMONT, Elva.
Doors: Poems / 1982.
ZAHL, Peter-Paul, et al.
Exquisite Corpse: Writing on Buildings.
SORKIN, Michael.
Owl of Minerva: Poems.
LAUGHLIN, James.
Dear Ghosts, Poems.
GALLAGHER, Tess.
Blunt Instrument.
HEYER, Georgette.
Detection Unlimited.
HEYER, Georgette.
American Silver Mounted Swords, 1700-1815: A Catalog of an Exhibition Held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
PETERSON, Harold L.
Fieldworker and the Field: Problems and Challenges in Sociological Investigation.
SRINIVAS, M. N., et al (editors).
Ireland’s Abbey Theatre: A History, 1899-1951.
ROBINSON, Lennox (compiled by).
Social and Ritual Life of the Ambo of Northern Rhodesia.
STEFANISZYN, Bronislaw.
People in the Summer Night (Ihmiset Suviyossa): An Epic Suite.
SILLANPAA, F. E.
Clairs – Obscurs: Gravures Sur Bois Imprimees en Couleurs de 1500 a 1800: Provenant de Collections Hollandaises.
INSTITUT NEERLANDAIS.
Abbey: Ireland’s National Theatre, 1904-1979.
HUNT, Hugh.
Seedtime and Harvest.
PEARCE, Mary E.
Flambards Divided.
PEYTON, K. M.
Western Island or The Great Blasket.
FLOWER, Robin.
Partridges: Their Breeding and Management.
ROBBINS, G. E. S.
Hockey Is My Game.
HULL, Bobby.
Lady of Quality.
HEYER, Georgette.
Treehorn’s Wish.
(Edward Gorey) HEIDE, Florence Parry.
La Mule du Pape.
DAUDET, Alphonse.
Basia of Joannes Secundus.
SECUNDUS, Joannes.
Painting of the High Renaissance in Rome and Florence (two volumes).
FREEDBERG, S. J.
Wild Ducks Flying Backwards: The Short Writings of Tom Robbins.
ROBBINS, Tom.
Spanish Bride.
HEYER, Georgette.
Selected Letters of Eugene O’Neill.
O’NEILL, Eugene.
Gold in Azure: One Thousand Years of Russian Architecture.
BRUMFIELD, William Craft.
Azazel.
ASIMOV, Isaac.
Book of the Dead.
RICHARDSON, Robert.
Identity.
KUNDERA, Milan.
Shipwrecked (England Made Me).
GREENE, Graham
New German Dramatists.
CALANDRA, Denis.
Ruby-throated Hummingbird.
OSBORNE, June.
Elements of Tragedy.
KROOK, Dorothea.
Ambonese Curiosity Cabinet.
RUMPHIUS, Georgius Everhardus.
Italian Journey (1786-1788).
GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang Von.
Snakes: The Evolution of Mystery in Nature.
GREENE, Harry W.
Sacramentum Mundi: An Encycolopedia of Theology (six volumes).
RAHNER, Karl with ERNST, Cornelius and SMYTH, Kevin (editors).
Soldier’s Manual.
NESMITH, J. H.
Anatomy of Melancholy, What It Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms, Prognostics, and Several Cures of It.
DEMOCRITUS JUNIOR (Robert Burton).
Berlin Stories: The Last of Mr. Norris and Goodbye to Berlin.
ISHERWOOD, Christopher.
One Arm and Other Stories.
WILLIAMS, Tennessee.
Paterson (Book One).
WILLIAMS, William Carlos.
Ballad of Reading Gaol.
WILDE, Oscar.
Elegy in a Country Church-Yard.
GRAY, Thomas.
Wall and Water Gardens.
JEKYLL, Gertrude.
Poems of John Donne: Vol. I: The Text of the Poems with Appendixes.
DONNE, John.
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