Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club follows five single mothers from different walks of life who come together when their teen kids, who all attend the same exclusive school, get in trouble for smoking and vandalism. It turns out that the school makes parents get involved when their children act out, so the five women are tasked with organizing a fundraiser dance. The group consists of Jan (Wendi McLendon-Covey), a type-A executive who is...
Read and discuss this year's One Maryland One Book: The Distance Between Us by Reyna Grande.
The Distance Between Us is the 2014 selection for One Maryland One Book, designed to bring together diverse people in communities across the state through the shared experience of reading the same book.
Read about the book and the author, or find a copy in the library.
Reyna Grande will be speaking at the Baltimore Book Festival in the Literary Salon.
Maureen Corrigan, book critic for NPR's "Fresh Air" and Gatsby lover extraordinaire, offers a fresh perspective on what makes Gatsby great: its literary achievements, its debt to hard-boiled crime fiction, and its commentaries on themes of race, class, and gender.
Corrigan serves as critic-in-residence at Georgetown University. She is the author of Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading.
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The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le scaphandre et le papillon) is the remarkable true story of Jean-Dominique Bauby, a successful and charismatic editor-in-chief of French Elle, who believes he is living his life to its absolute fullest when a sudden stroke leaves him totally paralyzed, except for his left eye. While the physical challenges of Bauby's fate leave him with little hope for the future, he begins to discover how his life's...
Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.
Directed by Peter Berg. 2013, rated R, 121 minutes. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch.