Art and Culture

Likely Stories Book Review
7:47 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Likely Stories: The Children Act

The Children Act reviewed October 23 on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

Ian McEwan, tackles a difficult law case involving religion and family ties, while the marriage of the main character, the judge, slowly disintegrates.

 

 


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:44 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Likely Stories: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Colorless reviewed October 16 on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

The latest novel from Haruki Murakami tells the story of five close friends who separate after leaving for college.

 

 

 

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Likely Stories Book Review
7:42 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Likely Stories: The Geographer’s Library

The Geographer's Library reviewed October 9 on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

Another “newspaper novel” of a young reporter stumbles on a complicated plot of theft, corruption, smuggling, and murder.

 

 


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Art and Culture
12:14 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Jackson Browne: Tiny Desk Concert

James Clark NPR

Originally published on Tue October 7, 2014 8:47 am

My admiration for Jackson Browne began with his first album in 1971. I was wowed by the fact that the singer-songwriter had worked with Nico of Velvet Underground fame — his girlfriend at the time — on her first album, Chelsea Girl. He wrote one of my favorite songs on that record, "These Days."

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Likely Stories Book Review
7:53 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Likely Stories: Orlando

Orlando reviewed October 2 on Likely Stories
Jim McKeown

 

Magic realism from the great modernist writer Virginia Woolf.

 

 


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