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Red or Dead, by David Peace: Not for Everybody, but Great Art Seldom Is

Finally, sports fiction has its own Ulysses, its own Moby-Dick—thankfully, the genre still awaits its Finnegan’s Wake. David Peace, who gave us the remarkable… 128 more words

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Equipment of the Day #2031

I hoped to capture the eclipse tonight, but as the moon was eaten away the clouds grew thicker, hiding the last crumbs. While I waited for a chance opening in the sky, I disappeared into some books, stopping intermittently to check on the moon. 36 more words

Photo Of The Day


I bought the book the month it was released in Poland. I was in college, it was 1997 or 1998, I don’t remember exactly. Huge novel, well promoted. 378 more words

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Magic at the Movies

We had a mini milestone yesterday – we took Boo for her first movie at a cinema! We’ve been putting it off for the longest time because the volume levels are so high at all these cinema theatres. 610 more words

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Book Haul (#6)

While I was in Newcastle last week, I obviously couldn’t let the chance to buy some books pass by. Books in The Netherlands are expensive as hell (but no, seriously. 206 more words

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The invisible woman made to appear

I have seldom experienced the tension of a movie in the way I did when watching The Invisible Woman . It is based on a 1991 book about a love affair between Charles Dickens and a young 18 year old girl, Ellen Ternan. 88 more words

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Real Reels

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