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modestgoddess made a comment Nov 07 2017
Moana
DVD - 2017
"Wow. We watched this and couldn't understand what all the hype is about. Very thin story (theme: you are who you are!) spun out by wannabe-hit songs that advance neither action nor plot nor character development, and weird side-trips into bizarre ..." Permalink
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modestgoddess added a title to their For later shelf Aug 26 2017
A biting polemic on the cultural tone of today: Snark tells the story of that nasty combination of snide and sarcasm that goes beyond irony and satire to just plain ugliness. Snark erupts from the mouths of politicians and pundits, from bloggers...
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modestgoddess made a comment Jan 14 2017
"Engrossing and thought-provoking - I couldn't put it down. I love how contemplative Schoemperlen is about the relationship, and I found some of the details were eerily reminiscent of some of my own past affairs (none with convicts, but perhaps in ..." Permalink
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modestgoddess made a comment Jan 05 2017
"My husband grew up in Tehran - before the revolution. His parents sent him to university in Canada and he never went back. I was curious to read this to learn more about Iran - and it was a compelling and frightening glimpse into a world, once civ..." Permalink
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modestgoddess made a comment Jan 05 2017
"This was a fascinating read. Somehow I'd thought I was getting a poetry collection by Ben Lerner (why doesn't the library have one?!) - instead I cracked this and discovered a thoughtful, intelligent, meaty essay on poetry. Totally absorbing and r..." Permalink
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