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TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Will Tour The US: Today In Books

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To Kill A Mockingbird Will Tour The U.S.

If you’ve been wanting to see Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird but haven’t been able to make it to Broadway you may get lucky and have it come to your city. The coast-to-coast tour will start in August 2020 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

Libraries And The Homeless Community Centered In New Film

Emilio Estevez’s new film, The Public, looks at the complicated relationship between the homeless community and libraries by centering the Cincinnati Public Library during freezing weather conditions. Estevez, who wrote and directed, stars in the film as a librarian when a group of homeless men decide to stage a protest and not leave the library.

Shopaholics Unite

We’re getting a new Becky Bloomwood novel! Sophie Kinsella announced that there will be a new book in October: Christmas Shopaholic. Now if we can just find a new term for chic lit I am totally here for a comeback of this genre.