Thursday, April 29, 2010

summer reading lists

In addition to being a spine-tingling, page-turner that kept me up until all hours even during this busiest of busy seasons . . . Janet Malcolm's article on the Mazoltuv Borukhova murder is also a sharp reflection on justice and journalism.

I know there's a lot of news out there, right now. And this isn't exactly timely. So bookmark it for your beach bag, maybe. Speaking of which, any recommendations and must-reads from the past few months? I have my own beach bag that needs filling.

Thursday, April 08, 2010

more love for richard brody

He writes, "I’ve been waiting for a while to see a movie in which a woman has an abortion and lives happily ever after." Read more:

Hey! Same here! Of course, this movie would be Greenberg, which I wasn't gonna see because it's a romantic comedy and all. Also, Denby, "All credit to Ben Stiller, who gives the best performance of his career." Read more of that:

Gee, it seems like only yesterday . . .