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Parisian Love

If you’re in the Wayzata area tonight, oh, let’s say around 7 pm, please drop by while I’m signing books at The Bookcase.  [More info on my News & Events page.]  I would love to meet you (or see you again)! In the meantime, I give you some creative, light-hearted joy today, in the form […]

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The Gods Aren’t Angry

To all you lovely friends of mine in the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul area: You are invited to Eve’s paperback launch party at The Bookcase in Wayzata, tomorrow night (Tuesday night, Feb. 2nd), at 7 pm.  I will do a short reading, then you can ask all your burning questions.  Anything goes.  Yep.  I know.  You […]

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More Thoughts on Avatar

So many conflicting views on this movie.  I loved the movie, as I mentioned briefly in January 11’s post. By now, you know that Avatar won a Golden Globe for Best Picture.  The effects are unreal (as in deliciously excellent), and although the story is predictable and clichéd, it works somehow (in my humble opinion).  […]

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The Hurt Locker

I cannot possibly do a better review of this movie than A. O. Scott has done for The New York Times, so I’m not going to try.  You can read his version here. The Hurt Locker is beyond intense.  [The title refers to soldier vernacular in Iraq, where experiencing a bomb is going to “the […]

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Charlie and Lola

My friend Clara sent these wonderful words to me this morning, and I must share: Henri-Frederic Amiel wrote: “Life’s short and we never have enough time for the hearts of those who travel the way with us.  O, be swift to love! Make haste to be kind.” Isn’t that a lovely thing to think about […]

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