What really happened to the wife of a crop scientist in the Iowa cornfields?
Author Archives: Julia
The sex symbol who couldn’t see himself
I’m guessing you already know who Paul Newman is (if you don’t, please comment and tell me!) so I won’t waste words on an introduction other than to say he is considered one of the greatest movie stars of the past century, starring in a slew of iconic films. He was also renowned for aContinue reading “The sex symbol who couldn’t see himself”
Obsession and mystery in ‘My Cousin Rachel’
Oh, what a tangled web we weave when we get involved with our dead cousin’s widow.
State Department to phase out Times New Roman font, adopt Calibri – The Washington Post
The Times (New Roman) are a-changin’ at the State Dept.
Eerie stories in your ear
A haunted house on an island off the coast of Cornwall challenges a group of psychical researchers to solve a ghostly mystery.
The mystery of the one-book detective
Dol Bonner got to star in only one of Rex Stout’s mysteries, which is a shame.
Kanye West, Sam Bankman-Fried, and the Cult of Not Reading – The Atlantic
Link Can you really trust someone who hates books? Thomas Chatterton Williams looks at what someone’s complete rejection of the idea that there is any value in reading books says about whom a person — and a society — is. Ye’s patently reprehensible anti-Semitic tirades rightly drew the world’s scorn. But his anti-book stance isContinue reading “Kanye West, Sam Bankman-Fried, and the Cult of Not Reading – The Atlantic”
Longmire in limbo
When Sheriff Walt Longmire is injured in pursuit of a suspect, he finds himself hovering in an ambiguous spiritual limbo where the past lives on.
What we do in the dark and preach in the sunlight
In journalist Kelsey McKInney’s debut novel, Caroline and Abigail struggle to reconcile their pastor father’s actions with the gospel he preaches.
The darker side of educating young wizards
Young wizards have to team up to survive their Deadly Education in a monster-filled boarding school.