“American Gods”: Gaiman’s Epic Gets STARZ Treatment
Neil Gaiman’s book “American Gods” is worth a read (or a re-read) before the the STARZ series it inspired debuts next year.
The Helter Skelter of Girlhood
Loosely based on the Manson Family murders, “The Girls” doesn’t focus on the violence, but on what it’s like to be young and aching for acceptance.
A Terrific Thriller by a Great Writer You’ve Never Heard Of
An ex-CIA agent pens a thrilling story about the Kennedy Assassination. “The Tears of Autumn” may have been published in 1974, but it’s worth another look.
Fate and Its Furies
In Greek mythology, the Furies were female goddesses of vengeance. The three Fates controlled the thread of a person’s life from birth to…
Better than the Cliffs Notes: “War and Peace” on Cable
If Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy’s epic “War & Peace” looks too dauntingly long to read, then try the excellent BBC miniseries instead.