'The Black Notebook' Shows Modianos Undiminished Capacity to Conjure the Magic of Paris

'The Black Notebook' Shows Modiano’s Undiminished Capacity to Conjure the Magic of Paris

By Hans Rollman

Someday, perhaps, a virtual reality headset will achieve something like what Patrick Modiano has done here. 21 Feb 2017 // 7:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

6 Oct 2005 // 12:00 AM

BEWARE: This review exhibits no Pavement-related nostalgia. Not sure if that's a good or bad thing, are ya?

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6 Oct 2005 // 12:00 AM

Twins

The disturbing thing about these reversals of 'smart' and 'dumb' is the anti-intellectualism they represent.

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6 Oct 2005 // 12:00 AM

Three Wishes

God and Amy Grant, in all their just bounty, have the right to say no to your wishes. Before then, at least you can audition your agony in front of the American public.

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6 Oct 2005 // 12:00 AM

Night Stalker

The remake of the Darren McGavin vehicle derives from the adventures of Mulder and Scully, down to the male/female tag team of investigators and a secret conspiracy involving mysterious deaths, unexplained body markings, and brooding supernatural forces..

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The Flavor of our Faith: Reflections on Hispanic Life and Christian Faith by Karen Valentin with Rev

The Hispanic/Anglo issues addressed by Valentin contain universal cultural themes.

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5 Oct 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Why?: Elephant Eyelash

With so many references to semen, suicide, and jerking off, how could this be anything but one of the best records of the year?"

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Marty Robbins: The Essential Marty Robbins

Marty Robbins should be in the all-time top echelon of country artists even if we’re just only talking about “El Paso,” one of the 10 greatest songs of all time.

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5 Oct 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Terry Reid: Superlungs

The better part of Reid's talent lies in how natural and inevitable he can make his vocal impossibilities sound.

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	Lynn Miles: Love Sweet Love

It's never too late to discover Lynn Miles.

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	Jason Forrest: Shamelessly Exciting

The most unpredictable moment on this album comes with its most normal track.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Explores 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we take a look at the themes and politics of This Is the Police.

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