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Does it make sense to “review” great poetry? The following is from Milosz’s Campo dei Fiori:

 

“In Rome, on Campo dei Fiori,

baskets of olives and lemons

cobbles spattered with wine

and the wreckage of flowers.

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Think you know homelessness? Think again...  
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Alexander Masters’ book is a backwards biography of a homeless addict, Stuart Shorter, who lived on the streets of Cambridge. Tellingly, the backwards element was Stuart’s idea.

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In the first volume of his epic memoir cycle, My Struggle, Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard recounts the emotional vicissitudes of his adolescence and young adulthood with a sense of guilelessness and detail unprecedented in literature.

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Mary is the newly orphaned daughter of absentee colonial parents. She has been used to being left quite alone. And mostly 'brought up', if that's the word for such an impoverished childhood, by the very people whom her parents have been the most highly complicit in oppressing - servants.
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This is not really a film at all, or a book. It’s a video game. Video games are a form of escapism and fantasy. This is no exception. It is set in an unspecified future during an inter-galactic war. There are all the clichéd humanoid alien characters typical of the genre.

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This is a very sentimental movie that you can see through three strong  women persperctives, in different moments of time. It's my favorite.

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Even the Dogs opens with the image of a man’s body being carried out of a broken-down house in the quiet days between Christmas and the New Year- but who’s the semi-homeless man, Robert, and who’s telling his story?

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This film reminded me that I am human , I do feel ... perhaps too much .

It's a modern day ponochiio (spelt wrong) story.

You will most likely heard of it but in a nutshell - 

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