Persephone Book Club “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s (or Philosopher’s) Stone” Pt. 2

Welcome back, book clubbers! I’ve been spending my free time with the Google, trying to find the very best Potter info on the web for our background discussion today. Boy howdy, there is a lot of Potter info on the web, so we’re going to do this a little differently. Read More Persephone Book Club “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s (or Philosopher’s) Stone” Pt. 2

Sanitizing The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

I’ve been casually following the American remake of Stieg Larssen’s The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo movie, namely the criticism that its being sanitized for prudish American audiences who are too lazy to read subtitles.   But in my opinion, the series was already sanitized for American audiences.  The Swedish title of the first book is Men Who Hate Women.  There is no way the series would have sold as well.  Read More Sanitizing The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo