KC Public Library Blog
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is one of the most famous autobiographies in English, certainly in America. Benjamin Franklin was not only a prominent figure in the US War of Independence, but also one of the most accomplished men of his day, well versed in several fields, and a self-made man to boot (call Central Casting – we have ourselves a Renaissance American).
In Lisa Scottoline’s new novel, Don’t Go, Mike Scanlon is an Army surgeon only a month away from finishing a dangerous tour in Afghanistan. Even this close to the end of his deployment, he worries about the toll his absence is taking on his young wife, Chloe, their infant daughter, Emily, and about their future if he doesn’t come home alive.
"Gotcha" movies only work if you don't see the big reveal coming. The "gotcha" at the end of Primal Fear? I've never met anyone who wasn't completely suckered in by this thriller and by Edward Norton's hair-raising performance in his first major movie.