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{Books in a Nutshell} April ~ June 2016

Oh my. Clearly spring was not reading season this year – though I’ve been dreaming all winter of me lying on a green lawn with my sun glasses and a book. 466 more words

Misc

#AW80Books: "I'm on the hunt I'm after you" - Jiang Rong's 'Wolf Totem'

I recently read Rosa Liksom’s Compartment No. 6, for our Around the World in 80 Books reading challenge. Having arrived in Mongolia from Moskow on the Trans Siberian Railway, I fancied staying to explore the area for a while before jetting off somewhere new. 478 more words

Strength and Weakness

Review of Wolf Totem, by Jiang Rong.

Each generation grows a little weaker and more pathetic than the one before.  You probably can’t fix a car as well as your father did, while your grandfather repaired jeeps under fire in WWII.  901 more words

China

Jean-Jacques Annaud's stunning film, Wolf Totem, comes to SA cinemas

Wolf Totem: the IMAX 3D Experience releases in Ster-Kinekor’s IMAX theatres at Ster-Kinekor Gateway in Durban, The Grove in Pretoria, Cape Gate in Cape Town, Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth and Cradlestone Mall in Krugersdorp on Thursday, November 12, one week before its national release on November 20. 337 more words

Film

Festival des films du monde: Jean-Jacques Annaud completes another epic quest with Wolf Totem

Pretty much everything French director Jean-Jacques Annaud has set his cameras on has been larger than life.

Annaud just about resurrected the Stone Age over a four-year span to achieve an awe-inspiring authenticity in his 1981 epic Quest for Fire. 1,319 more words

Movies