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More Characters Under the Sun: Miami International Film Festival Announces Changes to Three of its Competitions

In its 33rd iteration, Miami Dade College’s Miami International Film Festival is putting artistic talent at the forefront of all its competitions. Festival Director, Jaie Laplante announced changes to three of its competitions: the Knight Competition, the Lexus Ibero-American film competition as well as the short films selection. 504 more words


Chronicles of Narnia: An uncomfortable reminder

I know my next blog was supposed to be on my trip to Bangladesh but once again there is something that I just couldn’t get of my mind. 614 more words



Sleep last night was limited by my inability to put down Orfeo, the 2014 novel by Richard Powers. What an unusual, imaginative and engaging read! 129 more words


The New Delhi World Book Fair: One of my favourite places to be

As I had stated in my previous post, this is one post that had been long pending. I say long pending because I had decided I was gonna do a post on this year’s New Delhi World Book Fair months before it actually happened in February. 566 more words


On Favorite Books

When someone asks what my favorite book is, there are always two novels that come to mind. And I can’t for the life of me choose between them. 792 more words


Fifty Shades of not quite what I expected

I know it has been sometime since I posted here, but unfortunately work has been excruciatingly hectic and I just wasn’t in the head space required to write. 732 more words


Ave atque vale

Anne Carson’s Nox is one of the strangest, most beautiful, most human books I’ve ever seen. It’s an elegy to her brother Michael, who died in 2000 and from whom she’d been almost completely estranged since 1978. 408 more words