Timothy Hallinan is one of a group of writers who contribute to a blog called “Murder is Everywhere.” Each of them writes in a different country about that country’s problems and differing approach to crime solving. Hallinan’s country is Thailand and his protagonist is a travel writer named Poke Rafferty. Poke has married a former bar/go-go girl and they have adopted an orphan from the streets of Bangkok.
Not all scientists can write. Stanford visiting professor Nathan Wolfe can, and he does a superb job in his new book The Viral Storm. Concepts which have been difficult for others to explain flow easily from Wolfe's pen.
The Feature Films with Food group has been moved from the Carnegie auditorium to the McIntyre Room for Thursday, January 5th, at 6 pm. Please join us!
Join us Thursday evening, January 5th, for Charade with Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant. We'll be talking about the film afterwards and having peppermint tea, hot chocolate, peppermint twists and more goodies! 6 pm in the auditorium.
Fans of Arthur Conan Doyle, read this! I loved the new movie Sherlock Holmes: A game of shadows, however, it is not a cerebral thinker of a story. For those who enjoy the challenge and puzzle of a good Sherlock mystery, watch the new series Sherlock on the BBC. If you want a great action film, go see A game of shadows.