Category - Books

Books without Borders

Online shopping, and the advent of e-readers, with their promise of any book, any time, anywhere, and cheaper pricing, have shoppers abandoning Borders and Barnes & Nobles bookstores as they did music stores a decade ago. (via the Wall Street...

Le Petit Prince’s Lesser-Known Brother

Antoine de Saint Exupery would cringe, no doubt, at this book's title, which -- at least in my fantasies -- chronicles the adventures of The Little Prince's whiny, jaded younger brother. (In fact, The Little Lame Prince was a popular fairy tale for...

Duma Key [Book Review]

As a kid, I had a passion for Steven King novels. I remember with pleasure the genuine creepiness of ;Salem's Lot and the epic scope of The Stand ... the erotic undertones of Carrie and the palpable tension of the Dead Zone ... the dawning horror of...

Book Review: Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

Imagine that: - Death has been cured. Get hit by a bus? Have a stroke? Get murdered? Your consciousness will be restored from your last backup and downloaded into a freshly cloned body. In forty-eight hours, you're good to go. - Energy is free and...

The Book of General Ignorance

George Washington was not the first President of the United States. Columbus did not believe that the earth was flat. America is not named for Amerigo Vespucchi. Galileo was not the first to suggest that the sun was the center of the solar system...

I Know The Secret

Like a lot of other people, I've read The Secret (now available as a book, audio CD, DVD, and streaming video.) For those of us well-versed in hidden and suppressed teachings, there's not much new or surprising in this bright, shiny package; thanks...

The Great Book Keeping Debate

With an eye toward an eventual move to Atlanta, I'm looking at each room of the house with packing in mind. Two years ago, Clyde and I voluntarily downsized. We moved from a 3,000 square-foot house to a home with just over 1,000 square feet of floor...

Lucid Dreaming for Beginners

While the release date of this book continues to be pushed back, I was delighted to see that the cover art for Lucid Dreaming for Beginners now appears in the book's Amazon.com listing. Of all the cover art done for all my books, I confess this...