Monthly Archives: August 2010


The man who lives with wolves

I first heard of Shaun Ellis when I watched the Natural Geographic documentary on him and his theories about how playing rec [...]


Bridge of birds

In an Ancient China, that never was, Yu Lu (not to be confused with the eminent author of The Classic of Tea) sets out on a quest to save th [...]

The devil in the flesh

by Raymond Radiguet translated by Christopher Moncrieff

Although the


From Paris with love

James Reece is trying hard to become a secret agent while working at the American Embassy in Paris. He is smart, and plays chess. And he is [...]

A civil contract

by Georgette Heyer The library at Fontley Priory, like most of the principal apartments in the sprawling building, looked to the south- [...]

I’m a criminal!

It’s odd, I ended up watching a music documentary last weekend, Some Kind of Monster is documentary about the making of Metallica̵ [...]

The emotional lives of animals

By Marc Bekoff Many animals display their feelings openly, publicly, for anyone to see. [...]

More new books

Yes, I’m adding yet more to the tbr pile, I am doomed! Doomed I tells ya. But they were free so even if I never read them I’m st [...]

Weekly photo #17

Like a bird on a wire [...]
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