Books · Writing fiction

I’ve got plenty of Nothing

Not lower-case nothing. Upper-case, big-N Nothing. Stanislaw Lem explained the difference between the two in his masterpiece, The Cyberiad: Fables for a Cybernetic Age. "Machine, do Nothing!" The machine sat still. Klapaucius rubbed his hands in triumph, but Trurl said: "Well, what did you expect? You asked it to do nothing, and it's doing nothing."… Continue reading I’ve got plenty of Nothing

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Books · Crime Fiction

Festival of Art, Books and Culture

This week, the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill NJ is holding an annual Festival of Art, Books and Culture. The lineup of guest speakers is exceptional - Alan and Arlene Alda, David Gregory, Erica Jong,Susie Essman, to name just a few. On Tuesday evening the guest speakers were "the royal family of mystery writers, Jonathan… Continue reading Festival of Art, Books and Culture