The partnership between science and the military, the dichotomy of peace and war, is examined throughout history.
"You know that I cannot possibly leave London while old Abrahams is in such mortal terror of his life. Besides, on general principles it is best that I should not leave the country. Scotland Yard feels lonely without me, and it causes an unhealthy excitement among the criminal classes." This is one of those stories … Continue reading “The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
An inside look at the Trump administration from America's "chronicler in chief."
A celebrated one-woman stage show makes its way to Audible, with bonus content including a discussion with the playwright.
Growing up, my home away from home was the library. Each book was a gateway to a world of knowledge, or of wonder, or of something so crazy my young mind had trouble grasping it. I always felt more comfortable there than in my own home. When I came to discover that people could have … Continue reading Feeding the Dragon: The True Story of the Little Girl Who Lived in the Library by Sharon Washington
Sherlock Holmes is dying of a rare tropical disease!
From BBC Radio 4, The Poems of T. S. Eliot as read by Jeremy Irons.
Nostalgia arrives in a hefty omnibus edition.
The estate of H. G. Wells authorized an official sequel to the classic invasion novel. This is my review.
My review of one of my favorite novels. Of course I'm biased.