We fear the unaffiliated terrorist, the lone wolf who looks like us, lives in our neighborhoods and waits for an opportunity to kill us. It was simpler in the old days, and simplest of all in “Rogue Male,” the story of a man who decides to kill the biggest target in the world. Jesse Kornbluth reviews.
In his book, Taylor Branch goes deep into what it was like to live in the age of the Dr. himself.
Jesse Kornbluth reviews Danny Meyer’s new book and has one bit of advice for you: “Eat his words.”
Holiday reading for the winter, torched and charred.
When the world becomes a little too real, Jesse Kornbluth suggests: “Let’s have some unreality. Some beauty. Some genius.”
Jesse Kornbluth reviews Margret Atwood’s famous book.
Wabi-sabi isn’t anything new — it dates all the way back to the 12th century. But with the help of Leonard Koren’s book, Jesse Kornbluth demonstrates its uses in the world today.
Looking to amp up your wine knowledge? Jesse Kornbluth has just the book for you.
Jesse Kornbluth reviews W. Somerset Maugham’s novel.
Enough reality for one week. Fiction beckons…
Jesse Kornbluth reviews David Hare’s “Stuff Happens”.
Stories, whether fictitious or true, spring forth from our values, believes, perceptions, dreams, imaginations or wishes, all of which are bound to our life experiences, which in turn are fundamentally shaped by our particular environment. Raoul Wieland shares a few of these stories.
Peter Temple’s books are prize winners. This one took the Colin Roderick Award for Australian writing as well as Australia’s major prize for crime fiction, the Ned Kelly Award. Good enough for ya?
Happiness is captured moment by moment, especially when the world weighs us down.
Jesse Kornbluth reviews a new book that details a few new life-hacks.