Wednesday, January 22 2003
The Life and Death of the Planet Earth: How the New Science of Astrobiology Charts the Ultimate Fate
Life is so unusual in this wilderness we call the universe that we might as well think of it as unique.
He desired nothing more than to be a rock star.
Prayer is both necessary as a palliative, and impossible as a luxury, an indulgence implicitly no longer available to us.
So, how did a worrisome lot of silver-white fish save a nation?"
Those in urban centers often presume their superiority, their greater stake in humanity and value.
Wednesday, January 15 2003
Elmore Leonard manages to entertain us and make us think.
The Undercut Reader: Critical Writings on Artists’ Film and Video by Edited by Nina Damino and Micha
the world unfolding inside it is always interesting and sometimes fascinating.
The glory and thrill of this pivotal game against the backdrop of a troubled country.
Hepinstall's writing comes inflated by high praise.
Patricia Cornwell has gone ... silently and irretrievably mad"
From an intellectual property standpoint, creativity is seen more and more as a force of constant innovation.
Precious little has been said about the individuals who drive this industry: the customers.
He's missing a hell of a lot because the water is rushing around him faster than he can drink.
Monday, December 23 2002
I have mixed feelings about Dave Eggers. I stay up at night thinking about it.
Many of the photos are reminiscent of the Work Projects Administration (WPA) Federal Arts Project from 1936-1942.
Stephanie Spinner's 'Quiver' is not just a good book for young readers, it's a stepping stone to Greek mythology.
The works of James Jones should be required reading in time of impending war.
Indian fiction, long confined to the coffee tables of Indian expatriates, has now entered mainstream publishing in an understated, but determined manner.
Wednesday, December 11 2002
The collection of faux scholarly reviews at times even references itself.
The most successful amongst them possessed 'Face'.