“Moana” Review

Rating out of 5:

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Before I begin my review of Disney’s Moana, I have to provide a quick personal disclaimer: I’d be incapable of not liking a film sharing my mom’s name (grandma did Anthropology grad work in Tahiti) and staring a gutsy, water-savvy girl who grew up on an island in the Pacific (I did too, though it was rather colder). With that in mind, proceed to the regularly scheduled feel good family story and anthropomorphized sea life.
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“The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet and Other Stories” Review

Rating out of 5:

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Last year, as I was living in India, I was on a quest to discover as much Indian speculative fiction as possible. The limitation being that I could only read in English in a country where so many writers publish in Bengali, in Urdu, in Hindi (and dozens of other languages) without ever being translated to English.

There were still a lot of stories to read.  Continue reading