Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Bone Clocks

The Bone ClocksBy David MitchellRandom House, New York, 2014 The Bone Clocks tells the story of a decades-long war between the Horologists and the Anchorites – two groups of mystics who take very different approaches to achieving immortality, or at … Continue reading

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The Imitation Game

I’m sure the Imitation Game takes all sorts of liberties with the story of Alan Turing’s life and his contribution to breaking Nazi codes during WWII. It’s not a documentary after all. But the broad outlines of the story and … Continue reading

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Cautious Optimism for 2015

2014 was a tumultuous year filled with tragedy, disaster and violence. Each new crisis dominated the headlines only to be quickly elbowed aside by the next: ISIS, Gaza, Ukraine, Ferguson, Malaysia 370, AirAsia 8501, Boko Haram school kidnapping, Peshawar school … Continue reading

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