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Some Library Books I've Been Reading

Hello, happy Monday! I haven’t been sharing book reviews a lot on my blog because I started them with the idea that I’d read books I  886 more words


Olive Kitteridge (2014) Review [Spoiler Free]

Olive Kitteridge is a HBO miniseries that aired in 2014. It consists of four one hour parts and is based on the novel of the same name by Elizabeth Stout which was published in 2008. 695 more words


Olive Kitteridge

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


No 578 Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

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

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Frances McDormand's 10 Best Movies

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.  232 more words


Amy and Isabelle

Because if everyone just turns out like their mother, then what’s the rat’s-ass point?”

Elizabeth Strout is one of the few writers who has mastered the art of writing about difficult women we loathe but love to read about.

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Books And Essays

Book Review: Olive Kitteridge

Is it a novel? Is it a book of short stories? Personally, I have it filed on my bookshelves in the short stories section, but you could really go either way with this Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Elizabeth Strout. 998 more words