Category Archives: Books

The Poetic Power of Illustration: Interview with William Grill

Bandoola: The Great Elephant Rescue, by William Grill     When I came across William Grill’s book The Wolves of Currumpaw four years ago, I had no idea that I was in for a complete shift of view on children’s … Read More

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Our Summer Manifesto

Life itself was Abbas Kiarostami’s greatest inspiration, so this summer we let ourselves be guided by his words. Read More

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Read Instead…in Print

John Cassavetes loved life just as it was – and he made films about it. And this great book, Cassavetes on Cassavetes, by Ray Carney, tells it how it was. One of the best, most emotionally charged and most revealing film books I have read so far. Read More

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June Newsletter: Desperately Seeking Cindy…

June newsletter: Desperately Seeking Cindy…or Charlotte… This month’s thoughtful recommendations for a well-cultured life. Read More

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Read Instead…in Print

  A photo of a good book about cinema. No discursive, pretentious analyses, no verbose scrutiny. Because the idea is to invite you to read the book, not read about it here. But instead of using social media, I use … Read More

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