Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce This is about a man who feels guilty for just about everything he has or has not done in his past. He has had his share of problems, but once upon … Continue reading

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Skios by Michael Frayn

Skios by Michael Frayn The story is a farce. It is funny and silly and utterly far-fetched but it still works. These coincidences would never happen in real life, but you can forgive him for it, because there are no … Continue reading

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A Dangerous Method 2012 movie review

A Dangerous Method 2012 movie review I am quite confused as to what the very talented Michael Fassbender and David Cronenberg thought they were doing in making this film. Fassbender, for lowering himself to act alongside a actress who, as … Continue reading

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Shakespeare The World As Stage by Bill Bryson

In a way this seems like a odd choice of book to write. Bryson begins by telling us a) there are already gazillions of book about Shakespeare and b) there is almost no evidence of anything about Shakespeare’s life. So, … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black – Piper Kerman

Orange is the New Black – Piper Kerman

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this blog has moved

Hello, everyone. I have decided to start self-hosting my blog, it will allow me to try out many more different things that way. If you have subscribed to this blog, I would like to thank you for your support and … Continue reading

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Bill Bryson – Shakespeare The World as Stage – book group discussion questions

On Monday I will meet with my fabulous Las Vegas Non-Fiction Book Group. We’re discussing Bill Bryson’s Shakespeare biography. I listened to the audiobook some years ago, and then again more recently while walking the dogs. If Bryson is doing … Continue reading

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