2019 goodbye to all that …

As 2020 is upon us,  here is a brief look at some of the titles I reviewed in 2019. I would like to wish everyone a Happy – and not at all volatile – New Year. January I looked at Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant: “Are national memories related to individual memories and if not […]

Read this book and never touch a computer or smartphone again

#Permanent Record by Edward Snowden Who out there has not heard of Snowden?   Few I imagine.  He is the NSA and CIA worker who blew the whistle  on the massive surveillance dragnet that the US government (the UK as well and every other government that has access to a terminal) perpetrates routinely on its private […]