Review: “Time Travelers Never Die” by Jack McDevitt

Time Travelers Never Die by Jack McDevitt. Penguin Group. 384 pages. I’m a fan of time-travel stories. Let me clarify that: I’m a fan of well-written time-travel stories. Time travel is one of those memes that sounds great and exciting but can lead you down either the rabbit hole of cliches such as “let’s kill … More Review: “Time Travelers Never Die” by Jack McDevitt

Review: “Killing England” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard

Killing England: The Struggle for American Independence. Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard. Henry Holt Publishers. 340 pages. I wasn’t really sure what to expect when I picked up this book from our university library. I’m not a fan of Bill O’Reilly, although I am familiar with the “Killing” series. Bill O’Reilly is, of course, famous … More Review: “Killing England” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard

Born Again

In writing, dead in never really dead. Stories that are written and rejected might be accepted somewhere else. Other stories that are never published turn up as material in other places and in many cases, other media, such as radio plays, screenplays or stageplays. And sometimes you are surprised. Years ago, at least 30 years … More Born Again

Review: “Journalism Today: A Themed History” by Chapman and Nuttall

Journalism Today: A Themed History by Jane L. Chapman and Nick Nuttall. Wiley-Blackwell. 338 pages. Unless you’re a journalism nut like I am or one of my sad students who will be getting this book as a final exam in a week, you will probably not be reading this book. To be honest, we dug … More Review: “Journalism Today: A Themed History” by Chapman and Nuttall