We& almost made it to the finish line of a year that has truly seemed stranger than fiction. So maybe it& fitting that amid all the IRL chaos, readers were treated to a truly amazing array of fiction books. There were many outstanding novels
The Other Side of Hope / Directed by Aki Kaurismäki. With Ville Virtanen, Kati Outinen, Sherwan Haji, Tommi Korpela. A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived from Finland.