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Based on the Book: Bestseller Cinema

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This presentation will center on the experience of reading a book and then seeing the movie and why people prefer one medium to another. Bill Wine will analyze the psychological experiences of reading and watching and will discuss the way classic and modern novels have been made into movies. Audience members are encouraged to bring their preferences, opinions, memories and questions.

Bill Wine is a writer of vast experience who has specialized in the entertainment realm, especially movies, but has written in many other disciplines as well. He has also served as a theater critic, television critic, and book critic, and has contributed thousands of articles, columns, and reviews to such publications as the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, Village Voice, Camden Courier-Post, and Philadelphia Magazine. He served as the movie critic for Fox Television for twelve years, between 1990 and 2002, earning eight Emmy nominations and winning three Emmy Awards for his movie reviews. Since 2002, he has served as the movie critic for the CBS station, KYW Newsradio. He is also a produced and published playwright, has written two movie-themed Young Adult books, and has been a tenured associate professor in the Department of Communication at La Salle University, where he has taught film and writing. Please register for the Friends program at the Events Calendar at www.hersheylibrary.org or call the Hershey Public Library at (717) 533-6555.