My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry Book Review

A long time ago, I read a little book called A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. It was a wonderful novel that has influenced a subsection of the lit subgenre that I’d like to call “curmudgeon novels.” Since it was his debut novel, Backman had to follow up with something that was just asContinue reading “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry Book Review”

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Movie Review

I have seen plenty of movie versions of well-known novels in my lifetime, and the film A Tree Grows in Brooklyn directed by Elia Kazan is definitely one of the better book-to-screen adaptations. This February marks the 75th Anniversary of the film’s release, and I will take a deep dive into why it is aContinue reading “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Movie Review”