OUR RECOMMENDATIONS

Dracul – Audiobook / Dacre Stoker & J.D. Barker

Darkly atmospheric, Dracul is the prequel to the classic 1897 Gothic horror novel Dracula. The novel is penned by the great-grand-nephew of Bram Stoker himself along with one of horror’s brightest voices (J.D. Barker), tapped specifically by the family for this endeavor. Blending his famous ancestor’s true history with elements from his literary creation, fans of Dracula will easily spot the parallels between the two and enjoy how the lines are blurred between reality and fiction….

 

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (DVD) / Alexandra Dean (Director)

Bombshell tells the amazing story of the life and career of hailed Hollywood movie star and underappreciated genius inventor, Hedy Lamarr. Once known as “the most beautiful woman in the world”, Lamarr struggled to escape her gilded cage, even after her invention of groundbreaking communication “frequency hopping” technology in the 1940’s. Directed by Alexandra Dean, Lamarr’s ventures are related with savvy and narrative snap,…

 

1984 (Audiobook available on HOOPLA) / George Orwell

Read by Simon Prebble; a new recording of the dramatically popular book.

George Orwell depicts a gray, totalitarian world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, including the Thought Police, a world in which news is manufactured according to the authorities’ will and people live tepid lives by rote. Winston Smith, the hero with no heroic qualities,…

 

The tree of forgiveness / John Prine

Returning for his first record of original material in over a decade, much has changed since the last go-round for this recording legend. After surviving neck and lung cancer, Prine returns with a much grittier and scratchier voice. Rather than detract, it adds to the record, adding much to the best tracks, including “Summer’s End”, a reaching out to a grown child to return home,…

 

View the newest additions to the DVD collection online!

Did you know that you can now view the NEW DVD LIST on our website?

This list includes recently ordered DVD’s acquired for the library, including feature films, documentaries, foreign films and more!

Items on the list are discoverable  in our catalog for BTPL patrons to place holds.

To view the list from our website,…