On the 21st of February the third year drama class at International English Gymnasium performed You can’t take it with you, a play written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The play was originally set in the 30’s. It’s a very entertaining comedy with many odd characters together with a playful plot. You can’t take it with you is a play about meetings, we get to know two families who are each others complete opposites. The Kirbys are a posh, rich family where both the father and the son work on wall street. The Sycamores on the other hand are a crazy mix of people! We meet everyone from
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2017 is awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro!
“who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world” (Svenska akademien).
Kazuo is a Japanese-born British author. His novels are known to deal with memory and the way people acknowledge the past and times of cultural change. One of his most famous books are Remains of the Day in which a the main character - a butler, Stevens - reflects on his career and life. In 1993, the book became a praised movie starring Anthony Hopkins in the role of
Autumn is fianlly here! Which means the book nerds are secretly happy, finally there is a reason to stay inside and read a good book!
But sometimes you just want to see a good movie. So what better way than to combine the love of books with the movie night?
Several books have become movies, some books more than once. And to be honest, many times you get disappointed by the movie. But that doesn't mean there aren't great movies out there.
These are some of the books that we have in the library that have become movies: