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CSI:Madison - The Killer Inside Me

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Thursday, June 14, 2007 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
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Jim Thompson
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The Killer Inside Me

Lou Ford is the deputy sheriff of a small town in Texas. The worst thing most people can say against him is that he's a little slow and a little boring. But, then, most people don't know about the sickness - the sickness that almost got Lou put away when he was younger. The sickness that is about to surface again. An underground classic since its publication in 1952, The Killer Inside Me is the book that made Jim Thompson's name synonymous with the roman noir. Read more about CSI:Madison - The Killer Inside Me

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CSI:Madison - The Talented Mr. Ripley

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Thursday, May 10, 2007 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
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Patricia Highsmith
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The Talented Mr. Ripley

In a chilling literary hall of mirrors, Patricia Highsmith introduces Tom Ripley. Like a hero in a latter-day Henry James novel, is sent to Italy with a commission to coax a prodigal young American back to his wealthy father. But Ripley finds himself very fond of Dickie Greenleaf. He wants to be like him - exactly like him. Suave, agreeable, and utterly amoral, Ripley stops at nothing - certainly not only one murder - to accomplish his goal. Turning the mystery form inside out, Highsmith shows the terrifying abilities afforded to a man unhindered by the concept of evil. Read more about CSI:Madison - The Talented Mr. Ripley

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New Book Group: Knit 1, Read Too! (2005)

Madison Public Library Adult Services Announces a New Book Group!
Do you like to read? Do you quilt, knit, or cross-stitch? Come join us for our first monthly Knit 1, Read Too!
All readers and crafters are welcome—not just knitters! This is a fabulous opportunity to enjoy the Madison community, learn something new, share what you know, and appreciate a good book all at the same time.
Our first book: Joshilyn Jackson's gods in AlabamaMadison Public LibraryWednesday, October 19, 200512:30-2:00 Read more about New Book Group: Knit 1, Read Too! (2005)

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