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Anne Tyler Part Two : “Breathing Lessons” (1988) and “The Accidental Tourist” (2002) – book reviews

One could, and I suspect will, wax lyrical about Anne Tyler indefinitely. Two more book reviews from Mr P and Yours Truly for another couple of classic reads: 638 more words

Book Reviews

[1988] The Accidental Tourist

This post will be in two parts within this block of text. I’ve decided to undergo a thought exercise: what can I parse about this movie based on the title? 789 more words

First Take

Beach Reads Blog Tour 2015 Day 11 #BeachBooks @june_kearns

It’s Day 11 of our wonderful book tour holiday, pull up a deck chair and feel the sand between your toes.

Today my guest is June Kearns. 688 more words


My Top Ten Favorite Performances of the 1980s

My Top 10 Favorite Performances of the 1980’s:

Eric Roberts – Star 80
William Hurt – The Accidental Tourist
Jessica Lange – Sweet Dreams
Shelley Duvall – The Shining… 25 more words

The Accidental Tourist Film Review

For the duo post series of ours, the blogger otherwise known as the Scientist Gone Wordy and I are back to close out April with another movie title that began its life between a book cover. 1,556 more words


TMT: Purely Accidental

This is the next entry in a Theatre… a Movie… and a Time, a series that was begun here. With our next duo post kicking in on the last day of the month, might as well recall the only previous time I spent with the film we’ll examine tomorrow. 421 more words


Review: Anne Tyler's A Spool of Blue Thread

There is usually a reassuring feeling of familiarity when you open a book by Anne Tyler; like catching up with an old friend you haven’t seen for a while. 417 more words