In Orhan Pamuk's 2002 novel, Snow, poet and political exile Ka returns to Turkey to attend his mother's funeral in Istanbul and, while there, he reconnects with an old friend who describes the political situation in the mor
This October the Georgetown Neighborhood Library will host Muslim Journeys, a special, month-long celebration of Islamic culture. Please join us for a special documentary film series. We will show four films about Islamic art and culture. All screenings are free and open to the public. Please note that the screenings are matinees.
Playwright Tom Stoppard was born in the Czech Republic, but he writes in English. His plays are highly regarded and he also writes for the screen. Stoppard on Screen, our September Film Series, features four works that Stoppard authored or adapted for film. All screenings are free and begin at 6 p.m.
This week, we were lucky enough to track down one of our Summer Readers readers for an interview.She’s so enthusiastic about reading, she’s on her second sheet for the Super Spelunkers club. When she finishes, she’ll be at 48 hours of reading. Way to go Raya!Read on to find out more about her.Name:Raya