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A(nderson) to Z(weig): The 10 Best Ways to Experience Stefan Zweig’s Influence on The Grand Budapest Hotel

With The Grand Budapest Hotel, Wes Anderson has ushered in a little Renaissance in the appreciation of Stefan Zweig. To get a sense of how much Anderson’s film is indebted to Zweig, … 436 more words

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What A Bitch: My Dog Tulip by J.R. Ackerley

My Dog Tulip by J.R. Ackerley

A month or two ago, my dog died. He was about 15 years old and admittedly in rough shape near the end, having accidents in the house and spending most of his days sleeping. 660 more words


A Revisionist History of Ancient Greece: Moses Finley's The World of Odysseus

The World of Odysseus by Moses I. Finley

If you’ve read my reviews here for any length, you’ll know I’m a sucker for Ancient History. I’ve read everything from… 573 more words