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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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The Spectacular Now-- Does it Live up to the Hype?
Sep 7, 2013 10:44 am
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I was late to watching the film "The Spectacular Now." On Twitter, two young adult authors I admire praised the film: Stephen Chbosky ("The Perks of Being a Wallflower")... More
Gia Coppola's "Palo Alto" v. James Franco's "Palo Alto"
May 18, 2014 8:58 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 8,897

A year ago I was browsing Goodreads reviews, and noticed one by a co-founder of Goodreads (who I went to Gunn High School with) criticizing James Franco's... More
Is "American Hustle" the Best Movie of the Year?
Dec 21, 2013 9:41 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 8,888

"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
Should You Read Dave Eggers' "The Circle"?
Oct 26, 2013 1:49 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 7,910

In Dave Eggers' latest novel "The Circle," Mae Holland is a 24-year-old college graduate working at a dead-end job in a small town near Fresno when her college roommate... More
Q & A with Local Author Jaya Padmanabhan
Apr 26, 2014 10:38 am
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Jaya Padmanabhan's debut short story collection Transactions of Belonging was published by Leadstart Publishing yesterday. I met Jaya when we... More
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