“Career of Evil” by Robert Galbraith

Career of Evil Robert Galbraith In “Career of Evil,” the third Cormoran Strike book, Galbraith/Rowling takes a decidedly macabre turn. While “The Cuckoo’s Calling” and “The Silkworm” were not without their gruesome aspects, they were as much satires of the entertainment industry in its various facets–modeling, tabloid reporting, fashion, publishing–as they were crime novels. “Career […]

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Once Upon a Time Giveaway

For those of us in the world of higher education, this time of year is best known as May Madness, when we race around frantically trying to finish everything off for the entire year.  So I should be preparing final exams and grading final papers.  AND I WILL BE. But I’m taking a little break […]

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“The Silkworm” by Robert Galbraith

The Silkworm Robert Galbraith In “The Silkworm,” Robert Galbraith/J.K.Rowling’s second book in the Cormoran Strike series, Rowling deploys her considerable satirical powers against a target she must know intimately: the publishing industry. After solving the Lula Landry case in “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” Cormoran and his secretary-cum-partner Robin are now rolling in business, so Cormoran has […]

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