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JLMason made a comment Jan 16 2021
"The theme of a young boy in difficult circumstances runs through Taika Waititi’s films (Boy, Jojo Rabbit). The humour may be quirky, but his movies never shy away from loss and tragedy. The stunning beauty of the New Zealand bush country is the ..." Permalink
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JLMason made a comment Jan 16 2021
"Tangled Tree is well-researched, thorough, and well-written; however, it does not make for page-turning excitement nor have the topical exigency of Quammen's previous book, Spillover, about zoonotic diseases (like Covid). It is a historical accou..." Permalink
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JLMason made a comment Jan 09 2021
"Mosley’s prose is as smooth and delicious as Ernie Eckles’ 150 year old moonshine bourbon. “It was so smooth that I imagined a green snake slithering across an emerald lawn.” Trouble is What I Do harkens back to the Chandler and Hammett wisecrac..." Permalink
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