Archive for December, 2007|Monthly archive page

One Minute Havel

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“The Garden Party and Other Plays,” by Vaclav Havel, former President of Czechoslovakia.  Some review, some discussion.  I love Havel’s plays.

One Minute Bloodhounds

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“Bloodhounds,” by Peter Lovesey

One Minute Dracula

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“Dracula” by Bram Stoker is reviewed.  Plus, some commentary about the floor.  If you’re not already there, go to the One Minute Critic video blog and watch more reviews – or start making some of your own!  Just upload them to or youtube with the tag “oneminutecritic” and I’ll find them, and add them to my players!

One Minute Hiaasen

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“Skinny Dip,” by Carl Hiaasen, on audio, reviewed by Sam.  Be sure to visit the One Minute Critic to see more!

One Minute Critic Ad

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An ad for an upcoming program at Vancouver Community Library:  The One Minute Critic!  Be sure to visit to get the whole story, and find out tips on good ways to write your own one minute review!  I think it’ll be a lot of fun – i look forward to seeing you there!

One Minute Savage

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“Savage Night,” by Jim Thompson – pulp crime hard-boiled noir fiction with a Phillip K. Dick twist: a steadily deteriorating mental stability on the part of the narrator. 

One Minute Garden

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“Garden Spells” by Sarah Addison Allen

One Minute Shinn

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“The Dreammakers Daughter,” By Sharon Shinn

One Minute French Plays

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Three French playwrights and their plays are quickly discussed.  All the playwrighters are named Jean.

One Minute Bryson

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“A Short History of Nearly Everything” by Bill Bryson.  Great book.  Beyond words, really…