What’s a lexicographer? Well, the American Heritage Dictionary says it’s “one who writes, compiles, or edits a dictionary.” So I’m going to the dictionary to […]
The Mystery of the Blue Train
There’s always a certain aura of glamour about Golden Age detective novels. Agatha Christie’s The Mystery of the Blue Train features the elements of her greatest plots: […]
Welcome to a well-tempered novel featuring J.S. Bach’s masterpiece, The Well-Tempered Clavier. In his 2002 novel The Piano Tuner, Daniel Mason uses highly descriptive language related to the […]
Not Just a Harry Potter Band
“Cordy and Rose and Bean / One fat, one short, one lean…” Oh. Sorry. Sorry. This is not the movie version of Fantastic Mr. Fox. […]
Choose Your Own… ?
Neil Patrick Harris. Go ahead and laugh; yeah, he’s a funny guy. And if that reference means anything to you, then you, like me, will be […]