Loved EMMA the movie? Here’s an idea – try reading the book!
CILIP has come up with a whole bunch of resources for you (or your reading group) to get the most fun out of the critically acclaimed film and the Jane Austen original – including background info, discussion points, where to go to visit the film’s locations, and an interview with the screenwriter (and award-winning novelist) Eleanor Catton.
The interview concludes with a quote from library-loving Catton: ‘It’s such a completely and utterly radical idea, and so out of kilter with the dominant ideologies of today – that you can go into a library and, at no cost to yourself, enlarge your life. 

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Libraries News Round-up: 2 March 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 2nd March Ed Vaizey accused of giving Commons 'misleading' figures on library closures http://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/mar/02/ed-vaizey-libraries-misleading-figures-commons THE BOOKSELLER : 1st March Vaizey accused of issuing 'flawed' figures on library…

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