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That Crazy Perfect Someday – Michael Mazza

(Reviewed by Don Jung) Record- breaking surfer, Mufuri Long, has the goal of winning the Olympics in the future year of 2024. The trials and training that goes into this sport is splattered with her father’s depressive attitude on life … Continue reading

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Autopsy of a Father- Pascale Kramer (translated from the French by Robert Bononno)

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “A kind of bottomless fear wrapped her in herself, and she wished she had never set foot in her father’s world again.” Ania and her son Théo came by train to her childhood home of Les … Continue reading

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Elle – Philippe Djian

(Reviewed by JD Jung) “It’s this other me coming out, though I fight it tooth and nail. It’s a me that invites confusion, flux, unexplored territories. I don’t know. I can’t screw open my head and take a look inside.” … Continue reading

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