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By Anita Felicelli

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About this blog: I grew up in Palo Alto and now live in Mountain View with my husband, daughter and two corgis. After about a decade grappling with the law, first as a law student at UC Berkeley and then as a litigator around the Bay Area, I left ...  (More)

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Favorite Fiction and Television Storytelling of 2013
Dec 27, 2013 3:55 pm
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UNESCO reported that there were 292,037 books published in the United States in 2011. With the rise of self-publishing and an increasing number of small presses,... More
Is "American Hustle" the Best Movie of the Year?
Dec 21, 2013 9:41 am
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"Abscam" was a sting operation of 1978-1980, which resulted in the conviction of six corrupt members of the U.S House of Representatives, a U.S. senator,... More
Why "The Desolation of Smaug" is So Disappointing
Dec 14, 2013 9:13 am
Comments: 30 | Views: 8,436

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug isn't terrible, but it's not great either, at least not for those fans that preferred the well-paced... More
The Visual Magic of "The Great Beauty"
Dec 7, 2013 8:44 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 3,512

Director Paolo Sorrentino's The Great Beauty opens with a quote from Louis Celine's novel Journey to the End of Night that includes the line:... More
Q & A with Zach Gospe, 17-Year-Old Singer-Songwriter
Nov 29, 2013 1:19 pm
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Unlike involvement in Habitat for Humanity or student government or sports, independent artistic pursuits aren't an automatic plus for college applications,... More
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