Crank (DVD, 2007, Widescreen Edition)
"My name is Chev Chelios and today's the day that I die
I knew it was gonna be good when I walked into a 12:05PM showing and noticed the packed crowd. Yeah, I was a bit worried when the cheesy movie title popped up on the screen, but no worries. Crank is unashamedly violent, unapologetically un-PC, wickedly funny, and yes, a bit ...Lire toute la critique
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (2006, Hardcover)
"Do you intend to tell me the truth?"
Vida Winter, England's most famous and reclusive writer, is nearing the end, and before she goes she wants her amazing life story to be recorded for posterity. For this, she engages a lonely young biographer, Margaret Lea, who has a few secrets of her own. When these two for...Lire toute la critique
The Emperor's Children by Claire Messud (2007, Hardcover, Large Type / large print edition,Revised edition)
welcome to literati NY!
Often trumped as a "9/11 novel", "The Emperor's Children" clearly deserves a different label. TEC does indeed take place in NY around the time 9/11 happened but the event itself is far from being its main concern (besides, the book's characters are too self-absorbed to reall...Lire toute la critique