She starred on British children's television and appeared in the movie "Cloud Atlas" with Tom Hanks and Halle Berry.
These eleven episodic novels do not follow traditional linear storylines, but don't think of them as short story collections either. Read as a whole, these narratives illuminate in their content and structure how we're more connected than we think.
As a rule, printed words stay on the page and music stays in the air. But every once in a while you come across a truly gifted writer who can make their sentences sing. Experience some of that magic with these eleven books that take classical music as their inspiration.
"It's not homage anymore when you start playing someone else's race."
There aren't many films from the past 15 years that bowled me over the way The Matrix did. Unfortunately, the Wachowskis -- Andy and Lana -- haven't come close since then.
We travel to see different things and meet people who are not like us. Sometimes, though, it would appear we're not so different from each other.