My Father's Eyes by Mary Bonina

An Affliction of Many Dimensions

Perhaps this book is too modestly titled. True, it does begin as an account of the author’s father and his struggles with failing eyesight, as he falls victim to the … Continue Reading →


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A Reconnaissance Deep into Poem Territory

You may learn a lot about botany when you read Mark Pawlak’s Reconnaissance, his newest volume of verse. “No way!” you say. Continue, dear reader. You’ve seen those “10 All-in-One” … Continue Reading →


faith justice

Self-Publishing E-Books: An Interview with Author Faith Justice

In 2013 Faith Justice listed her book Hypatia: Her Life and Times on Amazon, both in Kindle and paperback format. In 2016 it appeared in the The Hillsborough County Public … Continue Reading →


Giulio Cesare in Egitto

Review of Blu-ray Recording of Handel’s Giulio Cesare in Egitto (Julius Caesar in Egypt)

Here’s a review of a DVD recording of Giulio Cesare in Egitto by Cecilia Bartoli et al, as it appears in Audiophile Audition (www.audaud.com). TIP: Use the inner scroll bar.


Mozart's Complete String Quintets

Review of Mozart’s Complete String Quintets DVD

Here’s a review of a DVD recording of Mozart’s Complete String Quintets by Renaud Capuçon et al, as it appears in Audiophile Audition (www.audaud.com). TIP: Use the inner scroll bar.


Seven Deadly Sins

Review of the Seven Deadly Sins by Brecht & Weill

Here’s a review of a recording of The Seven Deadly Sins by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht, as it appears in Audiophile Audition (www.audaud.com). TIP: Use the inner scroll bar.


Kafka Fragments

Review of Kafka Fragments by György Kurtág

Here’s a review of a recording of Kafka Fragments by György Kurtág, as it appears in Audiophile Audition (www.audaud.com). TIP: Use the inner scroll bar.


Macbeth DVD

Review of Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi

Here’s a review of the Blu-ray recording of the Metropolitan Opera’s performance of Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi, as it appears in Audiophile Audition (www.audaud.com). TIP: Use the inner scroll bar.


The Skeptic's Annotated Bible

Famous Skeptic Annotates Bible

The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible, by Steve Wells (ISBN-13: 978-0988245105; 2 x 6.5 x 9.5 inches” 1648 pp. $29.95) For years I had wondered why nobody had ever done this before. … Continue Reading →


cosi

Opera Tampa Produces Spot-on Performance of Così fan tutti

COSÌ FAN TUTTI. Opera buffa by Wolfgang Mozart, libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. Cast: Cecilia Violetta López (Fiordiligi), soprano; Sarah Nordin (Dorabella), mezzo soprano; Cody Austin (Ferrando), tenor; Gabriel Preisser … Continue Reading →