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“Disinheritance,” by John Sibley Williams Limns the In-between Places(0)

March 14, 2017

DISINHERITANCE Poems by John Sibley Williams John Sibley Williams poems in “Disinheritance” limn the in-between places as he explores the sorrow of life’s fragility. It’s the darkness of these poems that illuminates the bursts of reconciliation. Usually I rely on the words to speak for themselves. In this case, though, I was adrift in Williams […]

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REVIEW of Susan Wittig Albert’s forthcoming novel: “A Wilder Rose: Rose Wilder Lane, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Their Little Houses”

A Little House In October of this year you’re in for a treat when Susan Wittig Albert’s historical novel “A Wilder Rose: Rose Wilder Lane, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and their Little Houses” hits the stands. It’s  a tour de force. With great skill she marshals an exhaustive store of research into a gripping narrative  that compellingly […]

“Beasts of the Southern Wild”: Fierce and Tender

“See this movie,” a friend texted. So, I did. Afterwards, walking through the lobby, my companion asked me “So, what do you think?” “Fierce and tender.” “Beasts of the Southern Wild” was made with courage and love. It took the Sundance and the Cannes Film Festivals by surprise and by storm. Conceivably this may be […]

“Rise of Planet of the Apes,” reviewed by Judy Tart

Here’s an informal review of of the suspense/thriller/animation film “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” by my friend Judy Tart. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area. –Janet *** *** *** “Rise of Planet of the Apes,” –the prequel” to “Planet of the Apes”–is far more than what one might think. The premise […]


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