Archives for: "May 2006"

Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates - Tom Robbins

May 23rd, 2006
Switters is a contradiction for all seasons: an anarchist who works for the government; a pacificist who carries a gun; a vegetarian who sops up ham gravy; a cyberwhiz who hates computers; a man who, though obsessed with the preservation of innocence,… more »

Book of the Month - June, 2006

May 20th, 2006
Still Life With Woodpecker by Tom Robbins Still Life With Woodpecker is sort of a love story that takes place inside a pack of Camel cigarettes. It reveals the purpose of the moon, explains the difference between criminals and outlaws, examines the… more »

May 16th, 2006
'Does the moon have a purpose?' she inquired ... Albert Camus wrote that the only serious question is whether to kill yourself or not. Tom Robbins wrote that the only serious question is whether time has a beginning and an end. Camus clearly got up on… more »

Relic - Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

May 12th, 2006
Just days before a massive exhibition opens at the popular New York Museum of Natural History, visitors are being savagely murdered in the museum's dark hallways and secret rooms. Autopsies indicate that the killer cannot be human... But the museum's… more »

May 8th, 2006
We have nothing to lose but our winnings, and only the winners are lost. more »

A Clash of Kings - George R. R. Martin

May 4th, 2006
In this eagerly awaited sequel to A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin has created a work of unsurpassed vision, power, and imagination. A Clash of Kings transports us to a world of revelry and revenge, wizardry and warfare unlike any you have ever… more »

May 3rd, 2006
Is there a term for that? ... The thing everyone is searching for and hoping not to find? more »

2006 Edgar Awards

May 2nd, 2006
Mystery Writers of America is the premier organization for mystery writers, professionals allied to the crime writing field, aspiring crime writers, and those who are devoted to the genre. MWA is dedicated to promoting higher regard for crime writing… more »