Take Our Word for It: Books & Movies

As you shelter in place during these uncertain times, you are bound to have a bit more time on your hands than you'd originally imagined. Aside from living in pajamas for the foreseeable future, take advantage of the opportunity to discover possible new (to you!) books + movies to help pass the time.

Books

Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City 
Sam Anderson
Recommended by Jeff Jamawat, Planning & Development Manager 

Chief Inspector Gamache Series 
Louise Penny
Recommended by Ted Jutras, Vice President of Planning & Development 

The Devil in a White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Erik Larson
Recommended by Bonnie Trein, Communications Director & Chief of Staff 

Firefly Lane 
Kristin Hannah
Recommended by Emily Mangum, Communications Coordinator 

Let The Great World Spin
Colum McCann
Recommended by Grace Aucella, Parks Events & Marketing Manager

One Second After
William R. Forstchen 
Recommended by Susan Hampton, Public Realm Director

Shogun 
James Clavell
Recommended by Michael Stevens, Founder & President 

Unbroken 
Laura Hillenbrand 
Recommended by Dan Melman, Vice President of Parks & Finance 

Movies

Galaxy Quest 
Recommended by Dan Melman, Vice President of Parks & Finance

Good Will Hunting
Recommended by Ted Jutras, Vice President of Planning & Development

The Goonies 
Recommended by Emily Mangum, Communications Coordinator

Little Women
Recommended by Bonnie Trein, Communications Director & Chief of Staff

The Princess Bride 
Recommended by Susan Hampton, Public Realm Director 

The Royal Tenenbaums 
Recommended by Grace Aucella, Parks Events & Marketing Manager 

Spy
Recommended by Jeff Jamawat, Planning & Development Manager 

Dr. Strangelove 
Recommended by Michael Stevens, Founder & President