Archives for: "August 2005"

Book of the Month - September, 2005

August 20th, 2005
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon Joe Kavalier, a young Jewish artist who has also been trained in the art of Houdini-esque escape, has just smuggled himself out of Nazi-invaded Prague and landed in New York City. His Brooklyn… more »

My To-Read-Pile Philosophy.

August 13th, 2005
Many readers maintain a constant surplus of books from which they may choose what to read next. The idea of a to-read-pile for some is literal; for others it is figurative. Different people have different approaches to their to-read-pile. My pile is… more »

The 2005 Man Booker Prize (Nominees)

August 11th, 2005
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction represents the very best in contemporary fiction. One of the world’s most prestigious awards, and one of incomparable influence, it continues to be the pinnacle of ambition for every fiction writer. It has the power to… more »

Looking to fill the void.

August 11th, 2005
One of the steps, though I guess I am not sure which one, in dealing with the two year wait for the next Harry Potter is to find another series to read and help pass the time. Yes, there are many books published, but I am looking for something a little… more »

Michael Connelly

August 6th, 2005
Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch series will be on tour in the Northeast in late 2005 for a quick promotion of his new (non-Bosch) novel. A Word From Michael Connelly: "The Lincoln Lawyer is a book that I had an idea for about five or six… more »