Back in the mid-90s, when I used to go out, I went to an evening called The Shaolin Film Club two or three times. Twenty years on and it barely exists online, even as a phrase. So I thought I’d aggregate what I have so that this ephemeral thing lives a little longer.
My first thought after reaching the end was how much it reminded me of 'London Spy'. Lots of great performances and so much to love about it… but a ludicrous, messy ending that couldn't live up to the expectations created by the increasing convolutedness of the conspiracy.
When talking about the Best Books I linked to this great Ask MetaFilter thread from 2007: What single book is the best introduction to your field (or specialization within your field) for laypeople?.
John Goldin got in touch as he’s put together a page that quickly searches the diary and shows charts of the frequency of words throughout the text.