Monthly Archives: July 2010

Books into Movies: Everything Old is New Again

Pride and Prejudice and Pop-Culture Phenomenon Poor Jane Austen. When she first published Pride and Prejudice back in 1813, I don’t think she could have ever imagined how her story would become a literary classic — or inspire various film … Continue reading

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One Book, One Twitter, Lots of Gods

“What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it’s got a bookstore, it knows it’s not fooling a soul.” — American Gods I really liked the idea of … Continue reading

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Book Hero: Intrepid Pens

One of the coolest things about Twitter is the potential for serendipitous discovery of interesting and important projects going on in your own community. A week or so ago, one of my “online friends” re-tweeted a link with a call … Continue reading

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Bard on the Beach: Antony and Cleopatra

Currently in its 21st season, Bard on the Beach is surely one of the cultural treasures of Vancouver. The compelling performances and amazing natural backdrop make for a unique theatrical experience that everyone should experience at least once. I recently … Continue reading

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