Month: July 2018

  • Gifts: Good story and good advice

    Philip Kerr, one of Bob Moyer’s favorite authors has died. Bob reviews his newly published book, amid reports that there may be one more yet to appear. Reviewed by Robert P. Moyer GREEKS BEARING GIFTS. By Philip Kerr. Putnam. 511 pages. $27. During the course of this venerable series, Philip Kerr has given us a […]

  • Serving up justice

    Water Mosley is another one of Bob Moyer’s favorite authors (I like him a lot, too), and here Bob takes a look at one of Mosley’s interesting and crusading detectives. Reviewed by Robert P. Moyer DOWN THE RIVER UNTO THE SEA. By Walter Mosley. Mulholland Books. 322 pages. $27. Walter Mosley writes his best about African-American […]

  • When the dream becomes a nightmare

    Reviewed by Linda C. Brinson ALL WE EVER WANTED. By Emily Giffin. Random House Audio. 10½ hours; 9 CDs. Read by Dorothy Dillingham Blue, Milton Bagby and Catherine Taber. $45. Also available in print from Ballantine Books. First things first: Emily Giffin’s All We Ever Wanted is a great listen or read for summer or anytime. […]