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Review: Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin

I just finished Giovanni’s Room, and I’m left with a kind of throbbing pain in my chest that refuses to go away. I have mixed feelings about this book. 520 more words


Atlas Shrugged

I get my chops busted for having Atlas Shrugged on my bookshelf more often than you might think. I don’t know what it is about that book that pisses people off so much. 336 more words



The Movie Snob goes retro.

Rebecca  (B).  This is the 1940 classic directed by Alfred Hitchcock (Strangers on a Train) and starring Joan Fontaine ( 134 more words

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Review: The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim

Title: The Enchanted April

Author: Elizabeth von Arnim

Pages: 222

Genre: Fiction/Classics

ISBN: 9780143107736

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Rating: 4-Stars

Read: May, 2015

Four very different women take up an offer advertised in the Times for a “small medieval Italian Castle on the shores of the Mediterranean to be let furnished for the month of April.” As each blossoms in the warmth of the Italian spring, quite unexpected changes occur. 155 more words

Book Reviews

Phil Collins - Sussudio (Virgin)

Robert Moog‘s contribution to contemporary music is quintessential. An early aged genius, he built his first electronic instrument – a thermin – at the age of 14. 118 more words


Maxwell - Sumthin' Sumthin' (Columbia)

The ‘Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite’ album made quite a stirr when released back in 1996, as comin’ up as a breathe of fresh air in the middle of a mainstream American R&B scene under the domination of over produced formulas. 99 more words


Faze Action - Moving Cities (Nuphonic)

UK outfit Faze Action saw the light some 20 years ago, from the intitiative of two brothers: Simon Lee (a DJ/producer) and Robin (a classicaly trained musician who can play bass, keyboards and cello). 67 more words