9 documentaries that you need to see this year

Originally posted on TED Blog:
By Marianna Torgovnick Some documentaries show us the strange, the exotic and the unfamiliar; others make us feel anew about something so everyday, we barely thought about it before. Some of my favorite TED Talks are built around great documentary films, like Deborah Scranton’s chilling “War Tapes” and Nathaniel Kahn’s moving search for “My…

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40 Years of Reading

By my calculations (which are always questionable…), considering that I generally finish a novel or book within 48 hours, in my 40 years of life I should have been able to have read nearly 3,500 titles in my time.  Well, that hasn’t happened… My favourite authors are Stephen King, Dean Koontz, John Irving, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, John […]

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