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"Olive Kitteridge"

Olive Kitteridge is my mom.

Olive does not look like my mom at all but her manners, assumptions, personality traits, and actions reminded me of Mom. 330 more words

Book Club

Olive Kitteridge was right: suicide is never clean

Last week, I attended a memorial service for a friend who died suddenly.

I didn’t know Debbie all that well, but I knew her as a facilitator for one of my mental illness support groups. 466 more words

Mental Illness

What We're Reading This Week


Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Ann Lamott

Bird by Bird is a writing reference book that also functions as generally inspiring for whatever you want to do. 546 more words

Stephen King

Olive Kitteridge, Part 2 (Incoming Tide)

There’s a bottle of Nina Ricci L’air du temps on Suzanne’s chest of drawers.

Perfumes In Tv Shows

Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout

Però questa Olive Kitteridge, che caratterino, una donna dura, caparbia, spesso sgradevole, ma sincera, schietta che non può non piacere.
Il libro è composta da 13 racconti , descrivono episodi di persone che vivono in un paesino del Maine, in cui sempre appare il personaggio di Olive. 78 more words

Raffaella Giatti

Depressing movie antidote

This post is out of turn, but I couldn’t resist. I was soooooo depressed after watching the movie I described in my previous post, I’ve been out of sorts all week. 287 more words


Books and TV #5 - TV Shows Based on Books

If you’ve read my previous posts, you know a lot of TV shows are inspired by books and a lot TV shows inspired books. Today I have selected a few more books that have inspired some popular and recent TV shows, mini-series and web-series. 611 more words