Monday, September 22 2014
Too reverential for its own good, this film feels like a social studies class instead of a work of art.
Wednesday, October 16 2013
This documentary’s largest focus, cultural identity, is examined from perspectives as varied as Mexicans in Texas, Central Americans in California, Cubans in Miami, and Puerto Ricans in New York.
Sunday, August 4 2013
M.G. Vassanji’s style is neither stream of conscious nor a collection of terse and pithy statements; rather this book is more like a well-woven collection of narratives that are all connected through one person.
Thursday, November 10 2011
Paul Scheffer takes an unemotional look at a present day issue with lots of historical precedents, reminding us that we are not tasked to reinvent the wheel.
Thursday, May 13 2010
The questions of who we lie to, and why, are not entirely answered in this excellent novel.
Thursday, March 11 2010
Reading about drudgery isn't as laborious as you'd expect.