Category Archives: Magical Realism

EVERY DAY by David Levithan

Some people have wild imaginings but don’t do anything about them. David Levithan had this idea: Imagine if you woke up a different person every day. And he wrote this remarkable book about a teenager who has this experience. EVERY … Continue reading

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LIFE AFTER LIFE by Kate Atkinson

The idea of immortality is, to say the least, not new. To consider some popular media examples: in the 1993 movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray’s character, an arrogant weatherman, is forced to live the same day over and over until … Continue reading

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“High-concept” is the term screenwriters use to describe movies that take the “What if…?” approach.  As in, What if you could taste the feelings of the person who cooked your dinner?  That is the idea behind this 2010 novel (now … Continue reading

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