Book Review by Marge Speidel

This is not a murder mystery, but there’s no shortage of mystery, suspense and intrigue as a set of consequences are set into motion from a single event...

Intrigue in 'Portobello'

At the Movies with Robert Butler

This film is a profound and deeply moving portrait not just of a great thinker and communicator, but of a brave and — at long last — caring man.

'Life Itself': Late-arriving Redemption

“I'm very much against the notion of the Great Man, the Great Figure who is telling us all how to behave. Writers are just like other people, except slightly more obsessed.”

Quotables by John Banville

Novelist and Screenwriter