Category Archives: Books

Quotes of Note

“Authors, she soon decided, were probably best met within the pages of their novels, and were as much creatures of the reader’s imagination as the characters in their books. Nor did they seem to think one had done them a … Continue reading

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Lagniappe

On Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. CDT I will host Music on the Sunny Side on WBRH-FM radio (90.3 FM and WBRH.org).  During the first hour I’ll feature music by some of the greatest male … Continue reading

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Notes on Books I’ve Recently Read

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes Actually Keyes wrote a short story and a novel titled Flowers for Algernon.  The short story was published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction in 1959, and the novel was published in … Continue reading

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Talking About Books . . .

After an absence of a few months, I’m back.  There are many more interesting tidbits about books that I hope to bring you during the coming months.  This initial post is dedicated to Mary Nell. — — — — — … Continue reading

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Quotes of Note

“I’m now 81 and I think the happiest years started between sixty and seventy. Apart from illness and pain with my back and a few things like that, I am much happier now. For one thing, I know how to … Continue reading

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The Detection Club

The final item in my recent quiz (published on February 12, 2018) concerned a novel entitled The Floating Admiral.  As you know by now, if you took the quiz, there were multiple authors.  But you might not know why there … Continue reading

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Quiz of the Month – February 2018

Mysteries are popular with just about everyone – and have been for a long, long time.  This quiz will test your knowledge of the genre by challenging you to guess the authors of the novels and short stories listed below, … Continue reading

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