The darker side of life

The darker side of life

I’m a generally cheerful, sunny person, but occasionally, often during the extra-bright days of summer, I hanker for some darkness. I turn to noir, films and books generally from the 1940s and 50s that have tortured heroes, femmes fatales, and rarely a happy...
My summer reading list

My summer reading list

Summer is here and I’ve got a to-read stack that’s just bursting with fun books. Actually, those “beach reads” that magazines like to tout this time of year are pretty much what I like to read all year long. Give me a good mystery, thriller, or...