Geoffrey O’Brien isn’t your garden-variety critic, and his “Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows” surely isn’t a beach book. That is, unless you take your dictionary, brain and infatuation with movies, past and present, to the shore.
Then, word by word, the classy smarty-pants leads you on an edifying excursion through his fresh, mavericky writings, about film, television and books, from the past 10 years.
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Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows
Counterpoint Press, $25