In the fourth session of Dr. Phil Burnham's six-part monthly series we will discuss Noo Saro-Wiwa's Looking for Transwonderland. Call 202-282-3072 or come to the Information Desk to register. Books available for checkout.
The Fantastic World of Juan Orol [Mexico, 2012, 90 minutes, Spanish with English subtitles, adults] starts in 1982 as actor-director Juan Orol recounts his childhood in Galicia [Spain], his exile in Cuba and then life in Mexico where he fails as a baseball player, boxer, bullfighter and gangster before he winds up in the movies where he becomes an entertaining failure -- a sort of Mexican
25 years after Neil Gaiman launched his now classic Sandman series, Vertigo comics and Gaiman have a brand new story to tell. Sandman: Overture #1 appeared on shelves in local comic book stores this month.
This year Hanukkah begins at sundown on Nov. 27 and ends Dec. 5.If you're looking for suggestions for your Hanukkah celebration meals, below are a few cookbook titles available to check out. And Happy Hanukkah!