Sunday, January 30, 2011

What's @ the Movies is in your Library

Sometimes the book is better than the movie. Join us as we discover the books behind some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters…new and old. All of the books featured here can be found at your local Little Dixie Regional Library!

Book: “Bridget Jones Diary” by Helen Fielding (1996)
Written like a diary, this story covers one year in the life of Bridget Jones. Jones is a thirty-something single working woman living in London. She writes about her career, the way she sees herself, dieting, exercise, family, friends, and romantic relationships. Chosen as one of the ten novels that best defined the 20th century, in a survey conducted by The Guardian (A United Kingdom) newspaper.

Movie: “Bridget Jones Diary” Released in theaters in 2001 and stars Hugh Grant, Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth. A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.

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