Although there is a strangely dour tinge to this biography of Peggy Guggenheim, Francine Prose is ultimately fair.
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Makine may be plagiarizing himself, which is a perfectly legitimate thing for a writer to do, but scenes of spring snow and railroad stations become clichés even in talented hands.
Tony Judt is an American treasure, in time he may prove as great to our country as George Orwell and Albert Camus are to theirs.
Amy Winehouse’s death was certainly a tragedy, but not one that moves us to pity and terror in its retelling as a morality tale spun from home movies.
Anne Enright’s prose, especially when she is firmly rooted in Ireland, sings; she has the ability to get the details both of setting and character, and a wonderful ear.
Here is a terrific documentary that will appeal to people who grew up in the mid-20th century and also their children and grandchildren.
It is worth your time watching Shakespeare & Company’s two fine actresses come to an understanding that is cathartic and real.
Peter Davis knows Hollywood from the inside and has written a splendid novel about the great days of Tinsel Town with the kind of passion you rarely see anywhere these days.
This is a powerful, intensely felt short novel about the lives of ordinary people by a very young Irish writer.
Erebus is wonderful, original book that defies categorization.