Peter Bart: “The Offer” spins a mafia story about “The Godfather” that’s really more fiction than fact – Deadline | Bowluk

It’s a story full of action and intrigue, but is it true? The offera new 10-part series, starting April 28 on Paramount+, provides an “insider” account of the making The Godfather. It’s a story about brave filmmakers who braved bullets and death threats from mafia soldiers to tell their great saga. But not really. Written … Read more

Peter Bart: “The Offer” spins a mafia story about “The Godfather” that’s really more fiction than fact – Deadline | Bowluk

It’s a story full of action and intrigue, but is it true? The offera new 10-part series, starting April 28 on Paramount+, provides an “insider” account of the making The Godfather. It’s a story about brave filmmakers who braved bullets and death threats from mafia soldiers to tell their great saga. But not really. Written … Read more

10 books to add to your reading list in April – Los Angeles Times | Bowluk

Critic Bethanne Patrick recommends 10 promising titles, fiction and non-fiction to consider for your April list. April is the friendliest month, the season when novels emerge from the richest literary soil. Beloved writers return to take their special talents in bold new directions (and one, Ocean Vuong, returns to poetry). These recommendations include amazing books … Read more

The Fictional Afterlife of Billy the Kid: From the Ridiculous to the Sublime – CrimeReads | Bowluk

When outlaw Billy the Kid (born Henry McCarty, also known as William Bonney) was shot dead on July 14, 1881, his fame was already on the rise. Within a year of his burial in New Mexico Territory, his killer, Pat Garrett, was complaining about the “thousands of false testimonies” being circulated in “public newspapers and … Read more

The Fictional Afterlife of Billy the Kid: From the Ridiculous to the Sublime – CrimeReads | Bowluk

When outlaw Billy the Kid (born Henry McCarty, also known as William Bonney) was shot dead on July 14, 1881, his fame was already on the rise. Within a year of his burial in New Mexico Territory, his killer, Pat Garrett, was complaining about the “thousands of false testimonies” being circulated in “public newspapers and … Read more

How does literary fiction redefine romance, opening us up to unconventional models of relationships? – Book riot | Bowluk

This content contains affiliate links. If you shop through these links, we may receive an affiliate commission. Contemporary romance novels have come a long way. Depicting second-chance romance, with a variety of characters and lightening of serious themes such as motherhood, career, race, etc., the romance genre does not equate to frivolous fluff as it … Read more