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This Week’s Recommended Books

A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson Hailed as one of the best books of 2015, A God in Ruins is a dramatic story of the twentieth century through Ursula’s beloved brother, Teddy – a would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather as he navigates a rapidly changing world. After everything that Teddy experiences […]

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Movie Review: Hitchcock/Truffaut

In late October, I ventured down to the Chicago International Film Festival to see a screening of the documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut.  Anyone who knows anything about me knows that even if anything is remotely suggestive of Alfred Hitchcock, I’m there.  So, of course, when I saw that an entire documentary about the Master of Suspense and […]

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Book Review: The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

Because of my inquisitive nature (I guess), I’m always suspicious of bestselling authors attempting to “try something new” under an alias. Romance novelist Nora Roberts writes crime as J.D. Robb. Really? Not making enough money as Nora Roberts? Did Stephen King really have to become Richard Bachman to prove his worth as an author? Well, […]

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