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Book: America Is Not the Heart

How many lives fit in a lifetime? When Hero De Vera arrives in America–haunted by the political upheaval in the Philippines and disowned by her parents–she’s already on her third. Her uncle gives her a fresh start in the Bay Area, and he doesn’t ask about her past. His younger wife knows enough about the might and secrecy of the De Vera family to keep her head down. But their daughter–the first American-born daughter in the family–can’t resist asking Hero about her damaged hands. (Penguin Random House blurb) Elaine Castillo's debut novel, and well-regarded, from Kirkus Reviews to Bustle. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 16, 2019 - 4 comments

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman: You Be the Newsman, I'll Be Liz Taylor  Season 1, Ep 2

George Clooney opens up about his humanitarian work, courting wife Amal and his failed baseball dreams. Plus, Dave visits George's folks in Kentucky. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk on Feb 10, 2018 - 2 comments

High Maintenance: Globo  Season 2, Ep 1

Season Two Premiere. The Guy has a busier-than-usual day as New Yorkers react to some world-changing news. [more inside]
posted by Stanczyk on Jan 20, 2018 - 7 comments

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