Over a week between posts, and while I have read two new books, I'm not going to review either here. You can find them on the list to the left should you be so inclined. I'll review one of the two next post.I've been thinking about posting a list of books that I would require … Continue reading What books should everyone read?
Month: June 2006
I laugh every time.
And I've read this about a half-dozen different times.
I sampled two new (new to me) mystery writers recently. I had heard of both, but neither's books are terribly well-known nowadays. Everyone has heard of Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler, and to a lesser extent people know Dorothy Sayers and Erle Stanley Gardner, but who today is really familiar with Ellery Queen and SS … Continue reading Mysteries
It’s all books with me, isn’t it?
It seems lately that all I ever get around to posting about is the books I'm reading. I do run across other things of interest that I think would be fun to mention here, but I rarely find myself motivated enough to spend a few minutes writing about them. Here's an exception, of a sort. … Continue reading It’s all books with me, isn’t it?
20 Books in May
Woot! Or perhaps even w00t! Better than I had thought I would do.
I read two new books recently, both about sports, though one was interesting the other was bland. The disappointing book was called, simply, The Football Book. I hoped it would be better than it was, but I feared from the first that it would be as it indeed was because I noted that it was … Continue reading Two Books
Watched a foreign film not too long ago called Dangerous Moves. It was a French film, so some of it was a bit too artistic and the ending was odd and unsatisfying, but the bulk of the movie was interesting to me. It deals with two chess grandmasters playing for a world title. One is … Continue reading Chess Movie