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Once We Were Sisters by Sheila Kohler

Amy B.    February 27, 2018    Comments Off on Once We Were Sisters by Sheila Kohler

As the daughters of a wealthy timber merchant, author Sheila Kohler and her sister Maxine grow up as the most privileged of the privileged in apartheid-era South Africa. They are expected to make suitable matches and be perfect wives to …

The Disaster Artist by Greg Sestero

Amy B.    January 9, 2018    Comments Off on The Disaster Artist by Greg Sestero

If you’ve seen the 2003 romantic melodrama The Room, or even just seen clips of it on YouTube, you know it is one of the strangest movies ever made. This singular film is the creation of the enigmatic Tommy Wiseau, …

The Book of Separation by Tova Mirvis

Amy B.    November 28, 2017    Comments Off on The Book of Separation by Tova Mirvis

Memoirist Tova Mirvis grew up in an Orthodox Jewish family and married a man from a similar background with the intention of continuing their religion’s time-honored traditions. As she grew older, had children and became a published novelist, she …