One Book 2014: The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow

The 2014 One Book, One Middletown selection is The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow, by Rita Leganski.  The story is set in 1950s Louisiana, about a young boy whose unique abilities are misconstrued as disabilities and how he transforms the lives of those around him.  It is a lyrical and enchanting debut novel. One Book, One … Read more

Open House in Special Collections & Archives – 12/10/2013

  1863/1963 Revisited: Open House in Special Collections & Archives Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 2:00–4:00 pm Davison Rare Book Room, 1st floor east, Olin Library, 252 Church Street Take a break from the frenzy of finals! As 2013 draws to a close, drop in at the Special Collections & Archives “1863/1963 Revisited” Open House.  Documents, … Read more

Film Screening Wed. 12/4/2013: Almayer’s Folly

  Friends of the Wesleyan Library Adaptation Film Series Almayer’s Folly (2011) Wednesday, December 4, 2013 • 8:00 p.m. Goldsmith Family Cinema, Center for Film Studies, 301 Washington Terrace, Middletown The Adaptation Film Series is a collaboration with the Center for Film Studies exploring the translation of literary text to the screen.  Almayer’s Folly is … Read more