- Review of Orphan X, by Gregg Hurwitz, Minotaur Books 2016
- Review of Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother, by Sonia Navario, Random House 2006.
- Book List — Recently Read and To Read
- The United States Supreme Court and the Oligarchs
- Are Traffic Cameras Dead?
Monthly Archives: January 2014
You’d listen if this video featured Warren Buffoon (sorry, misspelling) Buffett. You should listen to Ray Dalio.
The editor of my first novel, Cold Winter Rain, performed her task almost without flaw. As I am also married to her, the quality of her work heightened my appreciation of her capabilities with language, memory, analysis, persistence, even organization, … Continue reading
In his new book Safe is Not an Option, author Rand Simberg argues that too much emphasis on safety — most of it fueled by politicians — threatens to stifle human effort to push back the frontier of space. Here … Continue reading
Japan’s Prime Minister proposed to President Obama during a conference last year that Japan would lend the United States half the cost of building a Japanese-technology mag-lev train between Baltimore and Washington. The cost for thirty-seven miles? Eight billion dollars. … Continue reading
My apologies to Patrick Smith, author of the excellent blog Ask the Pilot. See my blogroll. I stole the title of this post from a post by Mr. Smith. In his post, he discusses non-U.S. aviation hubs, including Dubai, and … Continue reading
The National Motorists Association blog argues that when politicians use the word “safety,” they lie, and you should substitute the word “puppies.” Link here.
I will be reading from Cold Winter Rain (and possibly a tease from the next book in the Slate series, Spring Thaw) and signing copies of Cold Winter Rain at the following places and times: Saturday, January 25, 3:00 p.m. … Continue reading