A Late Quartet

A Late Quartet

Many of us are familiar with the turbulence created by change in the workplace, be it a reorganization, a buyout, or a change in staffing. But the work we do in offices is rarely as personally charged and emotionally driven as the work of a musician.

“A Late Quartet” is available from the library […]

About Carol Luers Eyman

Carol Luers Eyman is the outreach and community services coordinator at the Nashua Public Library. After graduating from Kirkland College, she earned a master’s of education and a certificate in technical communication from the University of Massachusetts.

My film picks for 2013

Now that most of last year’s films are available on DVD, it’s a great time to catch up on anything you missed in the theater. Here’s my pick list for 2013. I’m afraid The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug isn’t on it; that was by far the most disappointing. My top choice is a foreign […]

About Loren Rosson

Loren Rosson heads up the circulation department at the Nashua Public Library. He's worked at the library since graduating from Lewis and Clark College, with the exception of the two years he spent in Lesotho with the Peace Corps, teaching high school.

Bergman for Breakfast (Part 3 of 3)

In the previous two posts I rolled out a countdown of my favorite Ingmar Bergman films, and now it’s time for the crown jewels.

But before that, a quote from Stanley Kubrick. As a young filmmaker he wrote to Bergman:

“Your vision of life has moved me deeply, much more deeply than I […]

About Loren Rosson

Loren Rosson heads up the circulation department at the Nashua Public Library. He's worked at the library since graduating from Lewis and Clark College, with the exception of the two years he spent in Lesotho with the Peace Corps, teaching high school.

Bergman for Breakfast (Part 2 of 3)

In my previous post I started a countdown of my favorite Ingmar Bergman films, and today it rolls on.

But before I continue, here’s a wonderful quote from Time, which paid tribute when Bergman died in 2007.

“Bergman was a surgeon who operated on himself. He cut into his own fears, analyzed his […]

About Loren Rosson

Loren Rosson heads up the circulation department at the Nashua Public Library. He's worked at the library since graduating from Lewis and Clark College, with the exception of the two years he spent in Lesotho with the Peace Corps, teaching high school.

Bergman for Breakfast (Part 1 of 3)

Do you enjoy being depressed?

Do you prefer tragedy over levity?

Do you like artistic films that deal with the dark and embarrassing aspects of human nature that many of us would rather avoid?

If you answer yes to any of these, then chances are you’ll like the films of Ingmar Bergman. If you answer […]

About Loren Rosson

Loren Rosson heads up the circulation department at the Nashua Public Library. He's worked at the library since graduating from Lewis and Clark College, with the exception of the two years he spent in Lesotho with the Peace Corps, teaching high school.