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Book Giveaway!

As some of you may know, I am the Trade Editor at the University Press of North Georgia. Two of the books I’ve worked on are set to be released on September 2, 2014 — … 173 more words

Books

A Time of Gifts: James Bond Meets Graham Green

Patrick Leigh Fermor, a famous British writer and traveler, made famous for his exploits with the Cretan partisans in World War II and for his personal travels and recounting tales of these travels, has been described as a “cross between Indiana Jones, James Bond, and Graham Greene.”[1] Fermor, who recently died in 2011 at the age of 96, was a noted smoker and a social butterfly. 1,047 more words

Literature

Classic Cinema Tuesday: Our Man in Havana

In the fifties, Cuba was a radically different place. Sporting a corrupt government with ties to both the United States and Britain, it was a pleasure ground for the very rich to vacation in an exotic locale and a terrible place for the poor to have any sort of employment at all. 538 more words

Review

Winter's Tale (2014)

I keep wishing for something new when I watch a movie and I got just what I wished for with this pearl of a movie. Might not be the best movie I’ve seen but it managed to give me goosebumps and teary eyes at points which is good. 160 more words

Movies

Putting in the Time

“One has no talent, I have no talent. It’s just a question of working, of being willing to put in the time.”

This is a quote from Graham Greene. 547 more words

Broadway

Our Flan in Havana

Around the age of 6 or so, I dreamt of becoming a spy. I’d sit on the windowsill in my parents’ bedroom and watch cars and people passing by, writing down observations and descriptions. 380 more words

On the view from here....

I’m not sure when travel writing, as opposed to just writing but from somewhere other than home, became ‘a thing’. Or, perhaps more accurately, became a thing again. 1,100 more words