Literature

10/25/2016 - 3:53pm
Celebrate Local Authors!

Porter Branch will host the Local Authors Reception on Tuesday, November 15, 7:00–8:30. Come find great reads while celebrating the authors who live in our area.

Writers will get a chance to showcase their work, what they’re working on now, and whom they would recommend reading.

Whether you’re interested in checking out the talent, buying books, or just want to know more about what it takes to become an author, this event is for you!

Interested in what our local authors have written? Check out these titles: CRRL Picks: Local Authors.

07/22/2015 - 5:10pm
You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack by Tom Gauld

You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack, by Tom Gauld, is to literature and history what Gary Larson's The Far Side is to biology and beehive hairdos. Gauld takes on Dickens and Shakespeare with whimsical glee. He muses on the creativity of artists and writers while conjuring ridiculous asides.

07/22/2015 - 5:01pm
Hark! A Vagrant by Kate Beaton

Kate Beaton's Hark! A Vagrant is like the funny pages for literature and history majors. Each strip is an exploration of a famous writer, characters from his works, or a notable person from history. Rather than treating these figures with reverence, Beaton usually takes them down a peg or two.

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