“The Life of Pi” is the Monday Movie Matinee on October 21 at the Oshkosh Public Library at 1:00 pm. If you enjoyed reading the book, here are some titles you may enjoy.
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami
A collection of short stories from the widely acclaimed author. Here are animated cows, a criminal monkey, and an iceman, as well as the dreams that shape us and the things we might wish for.
Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man sets out to find the woman who might have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of the war, a dog named Sammy Davis, Junior, and Alex, a young Ukrainian translator who speaks in butchered English, Jonathan is led on a journey over a devastated landscape and into an unexpected past.
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
In a crumbling house in the remote northeastern Himalayas, an embittered, elderly judge finds his peaceful retirement turned upside down by the arrival or his orphaned granddaughter, Sai.
The Sea by John Banville
Following the death of his wife, Max Morden retreats to the seaside town of his childhood summers, where his own life becomes entwined with the members of the vacationing Grace family.
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
The story of an Indian family during the 1969 Communist disturbances in Kerala province. It is told through the eyes of a boy and his sister who are the children of a rich rubber planter.
The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
Twenty-year-old Nick Guest moves into an attic room in the Notting Hill home of the Feddens. An innocent in matters of politics and money, he becomes caught up in the Feddens’ world: its grand parties, surprising alliances, and parade of monsters both comic and menacing.