Monthly Archives: April 2014

Former Washington Post wiz-kid and healthcare expert Ezra Klein was on Charlie Rose yesterday along with John Bankoff, to tout their new project,, a “new way” of getting information and news on the internet. Bankoff seems well-named since he … Continue reading

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Book Passage; But Did I Buy Any Books?

Of course I did. Really, do you have to ask? I bought: Other Worlds Than These, an anthology edited by John ¬†Joseph Adams, who also edits Lightspeed Magazine. Since I’m trying to sell him stories, I guess I ought to … Continue reading

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All Around the U; Book Passage

The other day I drove down to San Rafael, a little less than an hour’s drive from my house. I planned to visit Book Passage, Marin’s famous independent bookstore. I had some vague idea of finding a nice little cafe … Continue reading

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Bad Men, by John Connolly

It’s rare that the Irish writer of dark thrillers, John Connolly, disappoints me. Bad Men might be the first time, now that I think about it. Published in 2004, this thriller is not part of the fallen angel Charlie Parker … Continue reading

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