Monthly Archives: January 2016

If I Were Boss: The Early Business Stories of Sinclair Lewis: A Review

Most serious book and literature people have a list of classics that they haven’t, for whatever reason, read yet. Some also have a second list, of titles that they should have read in school, and then later in life picked … Continue reading

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The Humanoid Touch, by Jack Williamson: A Review

Sequels are tricky coves. There was a time, not too long ago, when a novel might have been expected to stand on its own, much as The Humanoids did for over thirty years [see my earlier review]. Great novels were … Continue reading

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Antidote to Venom, by Freeman Wills Crofts: A Review

I’ll admit my shallowness when I say that the first thing that attracted me to the British Library Crime Classics reprint series was their covers, specifically, those of the John Bude tales, which reproduced the beautiful railway travel posters of … Continue reading

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