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Book 21: the Invasion of the Body Snatchers, July 25

21. The Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Jack Finney (July 25)
As a child of the 80’s, this was a book and a story that I grew up kind of knowing, and knowing about, but never read. 328 more words


On Books

The biggest issue/fear/concern I have about going back to college is the potential limitation I will have on my fiction reading. I hope like hell… 543 more words

Short Story Sunday: Contents of the Dead Man's Pockets

Contents of the Dead Man’s Pockets, Jack Finney

This nail biter about a workaholic chasing a sheet of paper out on a skyscraper ledge would make anyone re-think his dedication to career over love and family. 171 more words

Short Stories

Literary Time Travel

If I could have a super power I would choose the ability to travel through time. Maybe that’s not really considered a super power but whatever. 807 more words


Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney


A small unsuspecting town. A shared delusion. Or is it? Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a classic science fiction tale about Miles Bennett, a doctor in the seemingly normal small town of Mill Valley, California. 320 more words

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) (80 mins)

Director – Don Siegel

Starring – Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, King Donovan

Premise – A local doctor discovers that emotionless extra-terrestrial copies are slowly replacing the population within his community. 1,222 more words

8 Stars

Time and Again,by Jack Finney

Took me weeks to get halfway through this book club selection, then it finally caught fire and had an interesting second half. I see why folks like this book about time travel and romance, but the evocative location did not make up for the dragging plot and dull narrator.

Historical Fiction