Weekly Wrap-up: July 8

¶  The incomparable Olivia de Havilland turned 100 (though I remain partial to her sister, Joan Fontaine). ¶  British museums are hosting a “spot the fake” contest in order to get museum-goers to take a closer look. And I totally want to play. ¶  A couple weeks ago, science discovered a new shade of blue.…

REVIEW: EVE IN HOLLYWOOD by Amor Towles

  As most of my readers know by now, I greatly enjoyed Rules of Civility by Amor Towles (You can see my review here).  Towles finds that magical balance between bright, vibrant characters and poignant, basely human moments. Eve in Hollywood is a novella, written exclusively for e-publication, that picks up where we left off…

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