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Book Note: Murder at the Vicarage

Fresh from Duchess of Death, the unauthorized bio of Agatha Christie, I picked up a few of the old girl’s books on a library run, a Miss Marple and a Hercule Poirot. I greatly prefer using the main library downtown … Continue reading

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Please Wash Your Hands. And Your Kids.

Kids have been in school for a little over a week, give or take, here in the Lone Star State.  That means parents have started coming down with colds.  I’ve already encountered sick checkers at three grocery stores.  Soap and … Continue reading

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Book Note: The Cobra Event

Labor Day comes late this year, so I can still get away with summer reading, right? The Cobra Event, written by Richard Preston, imagines the menace of biological terrorism in a post-cold war, but pre-9/11, New York City.  Fortunately for … Continue reading

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