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Are you not entertained? A Book and a Movie

Try this pair for satisfying entertainment.   BOOK  Helene Wecker‘s debut novel is unique. Her protagonists are mythological creatures existing in New York City at the turn of the twentieth century. She weaves the cultural history of Jews (the Golem) and the Arabian Bedouin (the… Continue Reading “Are you not entertained? A Book and a Movie”

Are You Not Entertained? Books and Films

I’ve watched a lot of films and read a lot of books this past month, and many were okay, but I’d rather cut to the chase and share the best book, film, and television I highly recommend. BOOKS  The Shadow of the Wind is a 2001… Continue Reading “Are You Not Entertained? Books and Films”

Are You Not Entertained?

BOOKS  Tom Hanks optioned the rights to Erik Larson’s nonfiction bestseller, In the Garden of Beasts six years ago with intentions of starring in the historical adaptation. Add to that rumors of securing Natalie Portman to the cast with Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) as the director. What’s it all about? Chicago historian… Continue Reading “Are You Not Entertained?”