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Jonathan Safran Foer

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A favorite author of mine is Jonathan Safran Foer, due to his ability to portray something so specific, and not at all generalised, with an endless sea of details and quirks, but simultaneously deliver the most relatable and deep cutting of emotions. 731 more words

Eating Animals

“He awoke each morning with the desire to do right, to be a good and meaningful person, to be, as simple as it sounded and as impossible as it actually was, happy.

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Cinematic Poetry: Everything is Illuminated Review

“Everything is illuminated in the light of the past.” Two of us write on this blog and sometimes that means we disagree. In this case, there is probably zero disagreement, so we figured we’d cover it as one review. 545 more words

Movie Reviews

Everything is Illuminated | Film No. 41

Below is a recreation of my face when I saw this film for sale at the Half Price Books year end sale.

As mentioned in a previous post, Liev Schreiber is super dope and this film is further proof of that. 339 more words


The ABC Book Challenge *E*

Since getting back to blogging over the last couple months, I’ve really wanted to add something new to my weekly posts. And lo and behold, I’ve been inspired by fellow blogger Soffi  431 more words


Book Review: Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

We were determined to ignore whatever needed to be ignored, to build a new world from nothing if nothing in our world could be salvaged. 466 more words

Book Reviews

Home Work

Frost sprinkled around us last night. I hear the local reports on Goddard College-supported WGDR this morning while the cats stretch on the sunny kitchen floor. 158 more words