As far as I can remember, this marks the first time a fellow Blogger has invited me to participate in a Blogger Challenge. My friend Sophia Ismaa at… 249 more words
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Book 7 was another book club book. Now I joined my book club because I have very particular taste in books that I tend not to stray from and it seemed like a good way to force myself into being social all while exploring books I otherwise wouldn’t have. 250 more words
I just finished the most dramatic and blue mini-series I have ever seen. Olive Kitteridge was totally incredible and worth every second.
Drama seems to reach lower depths in me where I cannot get myself, that’s why it touches me and sparks something that I like to refer to as desire to be and to live. 170 more words
Following on from Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson and The Sorrows of An American by Siri Hustvedt, Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout is my first experience with an author who I feel that I really should have read a long time ago, because the strength of her writing is quite astonishing. 811 more words
Frances McDormand has made a distinguished career largely working with the Coen Brothers (one of whom to which she is married) and director Wes Anderson. Both-and the smartest directors for whom she’s worked-have utilized her ability to disappear into roles. 229 more words