January 27, 2004

The Fog of War,
Errol Morris

Posted at 05:17 AM

I saw this Documentary at the Vancouver International Film Festival this past fall. Splendid. But don't just take my word for it: New York Times review: FRANK RICH Oldest Living Whiz Kid Tells All Published: January 25, 2004 There has...

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January 26, 2004

The Trade Mission,
Andrew Pyper

Posted at 02:22 AM

A friend of mine is a publishing industry publicist here in Vancouver. Publishers send her boxes of books she distributes to local media types who might be interested in reviewing the book or, even better, interviewing the author. Generally, she...

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January 23, 2004

The Polished Hoe,
Austin Clarke

Posted at 01:15 PM

I'm just a few dozen pages into this book, so I'll comment more later. For now, I'll just say it's an interesting take on post-abolition plantation life in the US South. The Hoe in question, sharpened to a fine point...

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A Widow for One Year,
John Irving

Posted at 01:13 PM

A reviewer in Amazon thoroughly panned this book. It's not that bad. On the other hand, there's not much to recommend it over most of John Irving's catalogue, especially A Prayer for Owen Meany or The World According to Garp....

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Dark Side of the Moon,
Pink Floyd

Posted at 12:07 PM

How long was the album Dark Side of the Moon on the charts? As of December 1, 2001, issue of Billboard, Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon has been on the charts for an astounding 1,285 weeks This is...

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