Monthly Archives: October 2018

Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by Norman Ohler

Product info (from Goodreads): Norman Ohler investigates the murky, chaotic world of drug use in the Third Reich. There have been other books on Dr Morell’s cocktail of treatments for Hitler and Goering’s reliance on drugs, but Ohler’s book is … Continue reading

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Movie review: Maman A Tort (Trainee Day) (2016) directed by Marc Fitoussi

Product info:  Anouk (Jeanne Jestin), a Parisian fourteen-year-old ninth grader, has to spend an obligatory week as a trainee in a company of her choice. Her papa was supposed to secure her a placement at a TV channel, a very … Continue reading

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The Warded Man (Demon Cycle 01) by Peter V. Brett

Product info (from Goodreads): As darkness falls after sunset, the corelings rise—demons who possess supernatural powers and burn with a consuming hatred of humanity. For hundreds of years the demons have terrorized the night, slowly culling the human herd that … Continue reading

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Movie review: Spa Night (2016) directed by Andrew Ahn

Product info: An immigrant saga and a coming-of-age story which main hero, David (Joe Seo), an American teenager of Korean origin, is going through a difficult period. His parents’ restaurant had to be closed because his father can no longer … Continue reading

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