#tobyreads: On Cinema, Generations, and Stories Told — Evocative Work From Matthew Specktor and Amy Lawless

When done well, there’s something I find particularly compelling about books that can weave the weight of years into their narrative. Whether it’s a biography that slowly begins to allocate a summary of its subject’s life as that life begins to wind down or an account of the later years of a fictional character that we’ve followed since childhood, there’s an undeniable power in these moments. The best books of this type give us the sense that we’ve come to […]

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