A critical analysis of Ernest Cline’s follow-up to “Ready Player One,” examining why this book fell short of the quality of Cline’s debut novel.
A review and overview of James Clavell’s 1975 epic novel “Shogun.” Set in Japan circa 1600, the book showed Japanese life through the eyes of an Englishman.
A brief history of the Grand Theft Auto game series, with particular attention on the “Hot Coffee” controversy. Based on a reading of David Kushner’s “Jacked.”
A review and critique of Michael Crichton’s final book “Micro.” The book was co-written by Richard Preston.
A detailed review of the Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson. Every of the major ears in Jobs’s life is covered in depth.
A reaction to Stephen G. Bloom’s controversial observations on the state of Iowa for The Atlantic magazine.
A review of the book “Ready Player One” By Ernest ‘Ernie’ Cline. This reaction includes references to the book’s plot and its vaunted pop culture references.
A review of the final novel by author Michael Crichton. This book was a previously-unfinished pirate story that Crichton’s publisher put out after his death.