Wednesday, December 14, 2016: The Monson Free Library & Reading Room has eight new bestsellers, seven new videos, 11 new audiobooks, 24 new children's books, and 43 other new books. The new titles this week include "The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds," "A Man Called Ove: A Novel," and "Florence Foster Jenkins."
Florence Foster Jenkins is a 2016 British biographical comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Frears and written by Nicholas Martin. The film stars Meryl Streep as Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who became an opera singer known for her painful lack of singing skill. Hugh Grant plays her husband and manager, English Shakespearean actor, St. Clair Bayfield. Other cast members include Simon Helberg, Rebecca Ferguson, and Nina Arianda.
Directed by Stephen Frears. With Rebecca Ferguson, Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg. The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.