TMP Reads: Double Indemnity by James M. Cain

**WARNING: This post will contain some spoilers for both the novella Double Indemnity and its film adaptation. I'm sure most of you have at least seen the adaptation, but in the event that you haven't, or have seen the film but would like to keep the book shrouded in mystery, read with caution! Double Indemnity … Continue reading TMP Reads: Double Indemnity by James M. Cain

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Could it be a movie?: Emily and Einstein by Linda Francis Lee

Emily and Einstein by Linda Francis Lee is dubbed “A Novel of Second Chances.” The novel tells the story of Emily, a hard-working literary editor and devoted wife, whose world is turned upside down when her husband dies in a tragic accident. In addition to her work as an editor, Emily volunteers at an animal … Continue reading Could it be a movie?: Emily and Einstein by Linda Francis Lee

Could it be a movie?: The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier

What happens when you die? After making a short journey through an unusual desert or ocean, with the sound of a heartbeat pounding in your ears, you may end up in The City. Imitating any decent-sized city on Earth, The City is fully functional. Residents live in apartment buildings. There are restaurants, shops, and parks. There’s … Continue reading Could it be a movie?: The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier

Could it be a movie?: Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy

Junius and Albert's Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey by Peter Carlson is a fantastic non-fiction read about two New York Tribune reporters, Junius Browne and Albert Richardson, and their time spent hunting down stories in the Confederate states during the American civil war. As soon as I read the synopsis for this … Continue reading Could it be a movie?: Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy