Amsterdam is Calling

  Amsterdam is often called “The Venice of the North,” but I found the epithet completely misleading. Venice’s canals are the bustling thoroughfares; Amsterdam boasts wide paved streets criss-crossing the watery depths below. Where Venice feels small and inclusive, Amsterdam’s neighborhoods ramble for miles. In Venice, a traveler is more likely to get lost in … More Amsterdam is Calling

Book Review: Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith

Career of Evil is the moment in the Cormoran Strike series when who the main character of the series is shifts almost imperceptibly. As in the preceding novel, The Silkworm, Both leading characters are developed at length. In fact, the author almost ambushes the reader with past trauma, opening a dialog about women, violence, and how different women … More Book Review: Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith