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Summer Reading: Book Haul

  1. How I Live Now, by Meg Rosoff
  2. Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman
  3. Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters, by Rick Riordan
  4. Delirium, by Lauren Oliver…
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How I Live Now

Director: Kevin Macdonald // Year: 2013

Daisy (Saoirse Ronan), an American and somewhat aloof girl, was sent to spend time with her aunt and cousins to an English countryside. 89 more words

The Things We Know Now; How I Live Now

It’s kind of an odd week here in the next-to-last edition of Phil Reads Books under the current format. As I neared the end of 2013, I realized that the books I’d been reading were overwhelmingly written by white American males, something I hadn’t done deliberately, but which was abundantly clear when I took a look at the list of books that I’d made my way through. 1,430 more words

How I Live Now

“Before the war I used my willpower for stupid stuff, like not eating chocolate. I think I thought if I could control myself, then maybe the world around me would start to make sense. 827 more words


“So what do we think, does the relationship between Edmond and Daisy add anything to the plot or is it superfluous?”
“I think it’d be fine if it wasn’t incest, Miss.”

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Film: How I Live Now (2013)

There’s a touch of Scarlett O’Hara about Daisy, the self-regarding and troubled teenage protagonist of this grim WWIII tale.  That’s not to say that she’s obnoxious (although she is a bit) but this is a survival story that knows that living is about more than being a good person and, to quote another movie, deserve’s got nothin’ to do with it. 127 more words


Second Breakfast: How I Live Now

Are we all getting sick of teenage romances yet? I have a feeling that there was a time before Twilight and Hunger Games and Divergent… 757 more words

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