Monthly Archives: October 2012

Mini-reviews: The Human Factor by Graham Greene and Broken Harbor by Tana French

Title: The Human Factor Author: Graham Greene Genre: Spy thriller Publisher: Penguin Classics Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from the public library First line: Castle, ever since he had joined the firm as a young recruit … Continue reading

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Film Club Discussion: The Garden

The Garden: Filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy’s politically charged, Oscar-nominated documentary follows a group of low-income families struggling to protect a 14-acre urban farm in the middle of South Central Los Angeles from bureaucratic real estate developers. First, I want to … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Pirates! by Celia Rees

Title: Pirates! Author: Celia Rees Genre: YA historical fiction Publisher: Listening Library Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Source: Audiobook from the public library Audiobook reader: Jennifer Wiltsie Audiobook length: 8 hours and 59 minutes First line: I was of … Continue reading

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