The character of Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), who was taken prisoner by the evil Capitol, is the main focus in the new trailer for the 'Hunger Games' film. 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1' stars Jennifer Lawrence, Hutcherson, and Woody Harrelson.
While Mandel doesn't shy away from depicting the difficulties of post-disaster life in her new novel, reviewers are noting that her book, unlike many other apocalyptic tales, presents the survival of art forms like theater and music.
Study participants between the ages of 16 and 29 were more likely to have read a book in the last year than those 30 and older, but young adults are less likely to value the place of a library in a community.
In addition to the American contenders Karen Joy Fowler for 'We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves' and Joshua Ferris of 'To Rise Again at a Decent Hour,' other nominees include Richard Flanagan for 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North' and Ali Smith for 'How to Be Both.'