From February 2007 through September 2012, two LAPL librarians, Sheryn Morris and Mary McCoy, presented a series of book reviews as part of the Thursdays@Central lunch program.
The time is the present, the city is Rome, the location is a lower-class apartment building with an elevator that is the object of great dispute. The truth is told by ten residents plus an eleventh who interprets what the others have said, and there is a murder to be solved.
All the men have left Tres Camarones for the United States, leaving its residents vulnerable to abuse from local bandidos. But after 19-year-old Nayeli watches The Magnificent Seven, she and her friends hatch a plan to take back their village.
Pattie Boyd, one-time model, wife of George Harrison then wife of Eric Clapton, reveals what life was really like during the swinging music scene of the 1960s and beyond. As a muse to both Harrison and Clapton, Pattie Boyd was the inspiration for "Something" and for "Layla" which became all-time classics.