I became interested in reading this book while reviewing the documentary film The Book Keepers. The book is a memoir of an unusual friendship between a white Southern woman, Carol Wall, and Giles Owita, a Kenyan holding several jobs, including gardener. Ms. Wall, a writer for 20 years for Southern Living magazine had struggled …
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When a quiz show producers tempt the son of a famous poet to cheat, he hesitates & then accepts, leading to a great scandal of the 50s.
When an American Holocaust writer is sued in England by a denier for defamation of character, she is shocked to learn that her lawyers must prove the truth that the event happened.
A small college philosophy professor, despairing that life has no purpose even though a female prof & an adoring student bed with him, finds meaning in murdering an allegedly evil man, thus improving the world.
Alice might be fictional, but the story of her (& her family) affliction with Alzheimer’s has rings true thanks to the great performance of Julianne Moore.