Archives for: "July 2006"

July 28th, 2006
After all, what was the whole wide world but a place for people to yearn for their hearts' impossible desires, for those desires to become entrenched in defiance of logic, plausibility, and even the passage of time, as eternal as polished marble? more »

As Simple As Snow Clues

July 25th, 2006
creation - "forever breathes the lonely word" how like a bird - "nycs" set up - "better & quiet" 108 - "Even her eyes were constantly changing. They could be clear, bright blue and then suddenly darken and become almost gray. At times they would flicker… more »

Book of the Month - August, 2006

July 20th, 2006
The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World by A.J. Jacobs Part memoir and part education (or lack thereof), The Know-It-All chronicles NPR contributor A.J. Jacobs' hilarious, enlightening, and seemingly impossible… more »

James Patterson & Andrew Gross

July 18th, 2006
Authors James Patterson and Andrew Gross have teamed up yet again. The two men worked together in the past to bring us four books: 2nd Chance, 3rd Degree, Lifeguard, and The Jester. The first two, titles from The Women's Murder Club, were decent books.… more »

Michael Connelly

July 17th, 2006
Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch series, will be on tour in late 2006, mainly sticking to warmer states as the weather turns. The new book he will be promoting, Echo Park, will be available on October 9, 2006. Echo Park is the twelfth Harry… more »

The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown

July 11th, 2006
While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Landon receives an urgent late-night phone call. The elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum, a baffling cipher found near the body. As Langdon and a gifted French… more »

July 10th, 2006
You can't possibly judge your ability to control something until you've experienced the extremities of its capabilities. more »

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay - Michael Chabon

July 7th, 2006
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 cousin Sammy Clay is looking for a partner to create heroes,… more »