2019 – The Rest of the Best

final ruminations on 2019 When I looked back over my notes from the past year, I was shocked that some of my favorites were actually from 2019, not 2018; it seems so long ago when I read or watched some of these. I guess it’s been a very long year. Thankfully, the content has been […]

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Best of 2015 Pt. 2 (Books & TV)

Last week I posted my favorite films of 2015. Here is part 2 of my ‘best of’ list: Only 3 of the many books I read this year make the list… but wow, are these three terrific: A MONSTER CALLS No other narrative in 2015 affected me as deeply as this heartbreaking, brutal yet beautiful novel. […]

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Summer Picks 2013

We are back! Thanks much for the patience, the Cinema Language seminar was such a success we are doing it yet again in November. In the meantime, I want to give you a few recommendations to get you through the summer. No food this time, as we have a lot of food upcoming, including a […]

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