Monthly Archives: June 2014

English, August – A Decade Later

Earlier today, I was watching Kevin Spacey’s Shipping News. It’s about a guy who moves to Newfoundland and builds a new life after his wife’s death and his parents’ suicide. It reminded me of Upamanyu Chatterjee’s English, August. Strange, because English, August is quite the reverse. … Continue reading

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The False Dichotomy Before Her

I just got done watching The World Before Her. It was a nice accompaniment to being confined indoors on a warm summer day and doing chores and my nails and hair. Anyway. This documentary. It tries to show two supposed extremes in … Continue reading

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