24/8 Book Club

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
March 27, 2009, 7:04 am
Filed under: 24/8 Musings

is set to premiere on HBO on Sunday, March 29th.  This Sunday is the two hour premiere so you won’t want to miss it.  New episodes will be shown on Sundays at 8:00pm with encore plays at 10:00pm. Be sure to check your local listings. 

Mma (aka Precious) Ramotswe, Botswana’s one and only lady private detective.  This book has been heralded by many for its entertainment as well as its highlight of the conditions in Botswana.  With a detective manual and Agatha Christie to guide her Mma Ramotswe is ready for cases.

Alexandar McCall Smith has been delighting readers with this series for years and many of the series fans hoped it would hit the big or small screen.  Well those wishes have been heard and HBO is the vehicle bringing this to life,  http://www.hbo.com/no1ladiesdetectiveagency/index.html.

To learn more about THE NO. 1 LADIES DETECTIVE AGENCY from the author himself you can visit this page on his website, http://www.randomhouse.com/features/mccallsmith/main.php.  Along with the HBO launch Alexander is back in the United States be sure to visit his site to see if you are able to catch one of his rare personal appearances, http://www.randomhouse.com/features/mccallsmith/main.php.


Fans of Stephanie Meyer’s TWILIGHT
March 17, 2009, 8:59 am
Filed under: Events, News

it is just a few more days to the release of the DVD.  So many spots around the nation are hosting TWILIGHT DVD release parties.  Check out what stores are having these great events around town and enjoy the wait till midnight with fans somewhere near you.

Many believe this will be the most sold DVD ever.  It will be interesting to stay tuned.  But for all of you fans out there the wait is almost over so there is no sense in skipping school or meals it is just business as usual until Friday night.

Acclaimed Author of EAT, PRAY, LOVE Elizabeth Gilbert
March 2, 2009, 8:15 am
Filed under: 24/8 Musings, Author Talk, Events | Tags: , , , , ,

is touring the nation.  For the first time every Elizabeth will be in Chicago on Monday, March 9th, just a week away at the Auditorium Theatre. Join Elizabeth at 7:30 pm to hear about her literary journey and a book-signing will follow.


EAT,PRAY, LOVE has been optioned for a movie starring Julia Roberts.  Word is Julia Roberts wanted this role, not bad to have Julia Roberts looking to star in one of the stories of your life.

Join 24/8 in welcoming Elizabeth Gilbert to Chicago, okay she was here for Oprah but you know how hard to those tickets are to snag. These are easier, http://www.ticketmaster.com.