Here is a story that, seemingly without effort, calls to mind such masters as Elmore
Leonard, Donald E. Westlake, and Lawrence Block,
with just enough Raymond Chandler.
Cassie Black is lured back to a profession she'd left behind - robbing casino gamblers of
their winnings - by a setup that looks too good to pass up. Her works goes as planned,
except that the mark has too much money - so much that someone very powerful must be
In the course of the job, she crosses paths with private detective and psychopathic casino
dirtywork man, Jack Karch, the son of a deceased magician of some renown. Karch is an
effective creation, a scarily-convincing bad guy, who very quickly picks up Cassie's trail
in an effort to retrieve the money she's stolen.
Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century by Michio Kaku
Predictions are made about
the technological advances of the 20th century. Many parts
of the book are obvious and the timing of certain events is guesswork. Much of the book
is not about science but about computers and medicine.
Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud by Robert L. Park
Reflections on a National Epidemic by James Gilligan
Van der Graaf Generation - Pawnhearts
- Various Artists - Hot Rods &
Custom Classics: Cruisin' Songs & Highway Hits
The folks at Rhino have provided the perfect collection of summertime driving music. This
four-disc set includes tracks from Johnny Cash, the B-52's, Jan & Dean and Chuck Berry as well as fuzzy dice.
Karajan, Mutter - Antonio Vivaldi's
Four Seasons - Fabio Biondi, L'Europa Galante
- This recording of The Four Seasons sold 50 billion copies
Gloria, Magnificat, Concertos - Rinaldo Alessandrini, et al.
Plays Vivaldi- 6 Concerti Op 10
Vivaldi's Op. 10 concertos are made up of six
excellently composed works that cover virtually the entire emotional and musical range of
the Baroque flute. They have
been popular with audiences and flute players alike since their original publication back
in the first decades of the 18th century, and J. Galway
performs them with his characteristic rhythmic zest and generosity
Sacred Music Vol 4 -
Vivaldi- Juditha Triumphans / King
This rarely recorded oratorio, "Juditha Triumphans," combines all of Vivaldi's
favorite compositional mediums--solo instrumental, orchestral, solo vocal, and choral--in
a work with wonderful melodies and irresistible rhythms.