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Frank Miller’s 300

After having seen Frank Miller’s 300 on opening night, I can tell you that it is brutal in its beauty, surreal in scope and cinematography, and totally gripping. It’s one of those films that, the more you think about it, the more it burrows under your skin. Based on Miller’s (also of Sin City fame)…

National Book Critics Circle Awards

The NBCC Awards were announced on Thursday. Kiren Desai’s book The Inheritance of Loss won for best fiction. “In a crumbling house in the remote northeastern Himalayas, an embittered, elderly judge finds his peaceful retirement turned upside down by the arrival of his orphaned granddaughter, Sai.” Click here for more award winners.

Vampires on Lifetime?

If you’re a fan of private investigator/vampire/preternatural fiction, you may be interested in a new television show based on Tanya Huff’s series featuring P.I. Vicki Nelson. Blood Ties will premiere on Sunday, March 11th at 9 p.m. (And, yes, this will, unfortunately, conflict with the SciFi Channel’s excellent Dresden Files series, which is based on…

Will it be life or death?

As you probably already know, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will be released on Saturday July 21, 2007. For more on the story click here. What do you think? Will J.K. Rowling kill off her beloved main character?

These Books May Make You Skip Work

Check out book guru and librarian action figure model, Nancy Pearl, on NPR’s Morning Edition. On this page she offers up her summer reading selections for 2006. Like the title says, “These Books May Make You Skip Work.” If you call in sick, we’ll know what your doing! Other Summer Reading selections on NPR…


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