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  1. Are You in the Market for a Good Psychopomp?


    January 7, 2009 by Reader's Connection

    I’ll assume that literally speaking, the answer is no. According to Wikipedia (and who would know better?) a psychopomp is a soul-guide, a “spirit, angel, or deity whose responsibility is…

  2. David Thomson´s Movie Meditations


    December 5, 2008 by Reader's Connection

    I love David Thomson’s book, The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, despite the fact that I disagree with 75% of his opinions. I think he loves director Howard Hawks way…

  3. Featured Author: Richard Price


    November 14, 2008 by Reader's Connection

    Why does Richard Price deserve to be a featured author? 1) He doesn’t have a website. Or if he has one, Google can’t find it, and that in itself is…

  4. Featured Author: Ursula K. Le Guin . . . and, um, Virgil


    September 20, 2008 by Reader's Connection

    Ursula K. Le Guin has been publishing novels, short stories, poems and essays for forty years. She has won Hugo and Nebula and Newbery awards, among others; and the variety…