Books

The Adoption, a graphic novel by written Zidrou (learn about him here) and illustrated by Arno Monin is a different sort of ‘coming of age” tale. Here, Gabriel, a 75 year old retired butcher in France, must feel his way though the changes when his son Alain, and daughter-in-law Lynette adopt Quinaya, a tour-year-old from
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The usual traditions like Easter or Passover, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas/Hanukkah are on hiatus this year and (we hope) they’ll return in 2021. Luckily, there are other traditions of mine that are not affected by the pandemic – and they are in my bookshelf.  There are some books that I re-read every year for the
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Journalist, fighter and feminist, Gloria Steinem became a women’s rights icon during the 60s and is now the subject of Julie Taymor’s biopic, The Glorias (learn more here). Based on Steinem’s own memoir, My Life on the Road, Julianne Moore, Alicia Vikander, Lulu Wilson and Ryan Keira Armstrong portray the activist at various stages of her
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