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All of Us Strangers

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All of Us Strangers is a British romantic fantasy film directed by Andrew Haigh and based on the 1987 novel Strangers by Taichi Yamada. Starring Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott, the film follows a screenwriter who develops a relationship with a mysterious neighbor that triggers memories of his past and draws him back to his childhood home.

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Ayana Mathis in Conversation With Angela Flournoy

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“There’s nobody left here now. Cows. Graves. Me. There’s not but a thousand acres of Bonaparte left between us.” In this virtual City Lights LIVE event, Ayana Mathis reads from her new novel, The Unsettled (Knopf, 2023), and speaks about finding her compass again after the success of her debut book and the need for quiet and privacy to develop characters in a conversation with author Angela Flournoy.

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American Fiction

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American Fiction is a film adaptation of Percival Everett’s 2001 novel Erasure, a satire about a frustrated Black author and professor who uses a pen name to write a successful book playing into racial stereotypes and tropes. Directed by Cord Jefferson, the film stars Jeffrey Wright, Tracee Ellis Ross, Issa Rae, and Sterling K. Brown.

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King on Screen

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“He’s been such a mirror for pop culture, but now he’s his own pop culture.” In this trailer for King on Screen, a documentary about the many film and television adaptations of Stephen King’s stories and novels, directors and screenwriters discuss what makes King the master of horror.

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Eileen

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Eileen is a psychological thriller film based on Ottessa Moshfegh’s award-winning debut novel of the same name, with a screenplay by the author and her husband Luke Goebel. Directed by William Oldroyd and starring Anne Hathaway and Thomasin McKenzie, the film is set in a 1960s juvenile detention facility and follows the life of a young correctional officer and her entanglements with a charming prison psychologist.

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Book by Book With Colson Whitehead

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“The book that I didn’t know I could do was the one I should be doing.” In this Penguin Random House video, author Colson Whitehead talks about the origins of his award-winning novels, The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys, and continuing the stories of his character Ray Carney through his two latest novels, Harlem Shuffle and Crook Manifesto.

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Lessons in Chemistry

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Take a first look at the Apple TV+ series Lessons in Chemistry, an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Bonnie Garmus, starring Brie Larson and Lewis Pullman. The series follows a chemist in the 1960s, whose life takes an unexpected turn when she finds herself a single mother and the reluctant star of a beloved cooking show.

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