Tag Archives: Michael Crichton

Book Review: Bones of the Earth by Michael Swanwick

I have great respect for Michael Swanwick’s writing.  His short story collection “Tales of Old Earth” is one of my favorite collections, and stories in it such as “Scherzo With Tyrannosaur”, “Wild Minds”, and “Radiant Doors” are among the best … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lost World by Michael Crichton

I enjoyed reading “Jurassic Park” so much that I anxiously looked forward to reading the sequel.  As I explained in my review of that book, Crichton is not a stylist; his prose is very rudimentary, but he is capable of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

Recently I came across a nonfiction book, “Travels” by Michael Crichton at a book sale.  The book itself was so-so due to the fact that only about a third of it was actually about traveling, but the author’s writing style … Continue reading

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Book Review: Travels by Michael Crichton

It so happened on the 4th of July 2012 I was temporarily sojourning on Coronado Island in San Diego.  When I wandered to the main street of the town to get some air and exercise, lo and behold a parade … Continue reading

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