Magpie at the KGB Bar

Upstairs at 85 East 4th Street | NYC Saturday night a friend and I went to the KGB Bar on 4th Street in the East Village, a great little literary hang out, up several flights of steps (front, inside and then another set, straight up) It’s worth the climb. Our occasion was a reading of […]

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Mr. and Mrs. North Series

Written by Frances and Richard Lockridge | In March, Mysterious Books (with Open Road) announced they are publishing the Mr. and Mrs. North series written by Frances and Richard Lockridge. The books began as short stories about a young couple, Pam and Jerry North, living in Manhattan in the late 1930’s, and evolved into mystery […]

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100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation

Written by Navy SEAL, Ret. Clint Emerson Black and white line illustrations by Ted Stampyak NON FICTION. DO IT YOURSELF. There are so many delights in this book it’s difficult to pick a few to discuss. My favorite tip might be the pages that show how to use a roll of duct tape to recycle […]

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