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Category Archives: October 2013

Aventine From Agnes Obel

AVENTINE. Agnes Obel. 2013. [PIAS] Recordings. Let’s begin with a long winded digression. I’ve always associated Agnes Obel’s “Philharmonics” album with Phil and Kaja Foglio’s “Girl Genius” online comic. It … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Autumn Audio 2013

FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER. Stephen Coonts. Brilliance Audio. Flight of the Intruder stands as one of the twenty top-selling novels of all time. An instant classic that brings the Vietnam War and … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

MacMillan Audio Spotlight

REPLY ALL. And Other Ways to Tank Your Career. Richie Frieman. Macmillan Audio. In this age of social media, everybody’s gone email and text-message crazy. In turn, this mania over … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Brothers Grimm For Modern Times

FAIRY TALES FROM THE BROTHERS GRIMM. Deluxe Edition. Retold by Philip Pullman. Penguin Classics. These are the stories with which we grew up, and acclaimed author Philip Pullman (widely known to readers … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Stephen King & The Shining, 30 Years Later

DOCTOR SLEEP. Stephen King. Scribner, Simon & Schuster. I started “Doctor Sleep,” Stephen King’s sequel to “The Shining,” with a certain amount of trepidation. King has revisited child characters from … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment
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