Category Archives: Book Recommendations

The Poisoner’s Handbook

  With the spectacular array of medical and surgical technology available to the modern physician and surgeon, it’s easy to regard our colleagues of a century ago as skilled tradesmen who could do little more than drain pus, amputate gangrenous limbs and treat the maladies of the day with voodoo and tonics.   In reality, the birth of modern medicine… Continue Reading

I Want My MTV!

  If you are close to my age, there’s a good chance that between 1981 and 1992 all you wanted was your MTV. If so, you will find I Want My MTV: The Uncensored History of the Music Video Revolution by Craig Marks and Rob Tannenbaum to be informative, eye opening and entertaining.   What did I like about the… Continue Reading

Book Reviews Coming Soon

  They say that if you want to be a writer, you have to read a lot and write a lot. That makes sense. Readers want to read compelling stories populated with interesting characters. Writers must write compelling stories filled with interesting characters if they want their work to be noticed. So, writers can learn a lot from what they read. Even though I write fiction,… Continue Reading