New Fiction @ Brentwood Library:
No one dies in Office Girl. Nobody talks about the international political situation. There is no mention of any economic collapse. Nothing takes place during a World War. Instead, this novel is about young people doing interesting things in the final moments of the last century.(Goodreads)
Driver thinks he has settled into a normal life, but after his fiancâee is killed he must confront his criminal past. (Goodreads)
A collection of short fiction gathers everything the author was working on before his death, including a story about a North American journalist receiving a mysterious call and a woman’s recounting of the loss of her virginity. (Goodreads)
Escaping from their personal lives and taking refuge in a nightclub, a runaway bride, a recovering alcoholic, and a downtrodden minister’s wife adopt a retired circus lion and spend their days waitressing until the past catches up with them. (Goodreads)
RIP Nora Ephron. Revolutionizing the Romantic Comedy, she was the writer of movies like When Harry Met Sally, You’ve Got Mail and, Julie and Julia. If you want to take a step back in time, the website to the movie You’ve Got Mail has been left untouched since 1998. Come into the library and check out her books today. What was your favorite Ephron book?