A Few Things You Might Enjoy

WatchmanHarper Lee’s long-lost novel Go Set a Watchman will go on sale on July 14th. The Great Courses has a free podcast about Lee’s classic To Kill a Mockingbird and about the controversy surrounding her new novel here. There are a total of 30 free podcasts on a wide range of subjects at this site.

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Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is showing over 100 Film Noir classics over the next two months and is offering a free course on the subject (in conjunction with Ball State University) that you can enjoy even if you don’t have access to the TCM channel. Each Friday during June and July TCM will feature 24 hours of noir classics in a series called “Summer of Darkness” beginning at 6:00 a.m. EDT. You can scan the monthly TCM schedule here to see a listing of the noir movies offfered, and see a trailer for the series here. To find out more about the nine week long free course and to sign up for it click here.

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Event The summer reading lists are out. Here are a few of the many:

The Association for Library Services to Children (a division of The American Library Association) has lists for children from kindergarten through 8th grade.

Bustle has a list of 17 summer recommendations.

The Wall Street Journal suggests ten books.

USA Today has a list of 25 books that will be released this summer that may interest you.

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