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Films

Bad Day At Black Rock

A film that deeply explores the racial attitudes and social dynamics of a small town.

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Books

The Handmaid’s Tale, A Different Perspective

Set in the future, the United States government has been replaced by a totalitarian theocracy, where everybody has their own designated place.

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Stardust

A young man in a quest to find a falling star, but found his true love and himself instead.

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The Child

At a construction site in London, a workman unearths an infant’s skeleton that has been buried for years, uncovering dark secrets with it.

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Men Without Women

In Haruki Murakami’s collection of seven short stories, Men Without Women, he explores the correlative parallel aspect of love and loneliness through the lives of seven men.

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A Tale for the Time Being

Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being is a meditation on how time passes and how we live as it does.

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The Book Thief

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak follows the story of Liesel Meminger and her life in Molching, a fictional small town near Munich, under Nazi Germany.

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The Story of Hong Gildong

The Story of Hong Gildong, one of the most significant works of Korean literature, tells the tale of a young man from a noble family who achieves greatness despite his social status.

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Ghostwritten

A very fascinating, philosophical, and ambitious story about human experience. 

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American War

Omar El Akkad’s debut novel, American War, is a frightening look at the real world consequences brought about by a divisive political and social climate. Set in the not-too-distant future, American society has been torn asunder by a second Civil War. Instead of slavery being the root cause of the conflict, this time it is the President’s actions to limit the destructive effects of climate change.

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Our Short History

How do we come to terms with our mortality? How do we want to be remembered? Lauren Grodstein’s Our Short History follows the story of Karen Neulander, who has stage IV ovarian cancer, and her son, Jake. Candid and poignant, this novel is an accurate representation of life with all its intricacies and beauty.

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The Barrowfields

As the saying goes, “You can never go home again”. Phillip Lewis’ debut novel The Barrowfields explores the essence of home and family, and the idea of ones dreams and desires.