The Sisters Brothers is about two notorious killers known as the Sisters brothers. When the story begins, the two have already taken numerous previous jobs as hired assassins, and they have just taken on a new job. There’s plenty of bloodshed, big talk, and general mayhem throughout Patrick deWitt’s engrossing novel. That’s why it’s so hysterical to learn that the...
One felicitous thing about being in the dating world is the opportunity to meet a variety of people and talk with them one-on-one. One man I dated briefly expressed an appreciation for the novel Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury. I read The Martian Chronicles many years ago and consider it to be a masterpiece. Truly, truly, if you would like...
On starry nights, far from the technicolor of cities, when no responsibilities are boring into the mind and dulling the senses, it’s easy to romanticize the heavens. The stuff above and the stuff below seem radically different. We are earthly; they are ethereal. We are made of dust; they are made of stardust. But what is stardust? The word seems...
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