Jazz Booked

At a downtown Lake Worth, Florida, store Tuesday night, a group of at least a dozen musicians stood just inside the door and posed for a photo. This wasn’t a music store. It was The Book Cellar, a bookstore that has blossomed into a community gathering place. In fact,...

It’s a Mystery

Hello, young readers, whoever you are, Or if you’re old, or almost. All my good pages go with you tonight, Just click this link I host. http://bit.ly/2Q1RBvm I don’t claim to be the King of Siam, much less of Mysteries, and neither do any of the others in this list of...

The Thrill Has Come

The life of an author is full of ups and downs, like the Amazon rankings on hiser (my gender-neutral pronoun) books. One becomes addicted to checking those rankings, even while knowing the Amazon algorithm is a mystery, and the rankings aren’t always commensurate with...

Cheesy vs. Cultured

Donald Trump can trash our allies and praise our enemies all he wants, but his treasonous activities of late could not diminish the joie de vivre in a celebration of France on Saturday at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach. A rich mixture of Gallic artistic...

Rather Accessible

As if the Palm Beaches weren’t home to enough celebs, including authors in various genres, the annual Palm Beach Book Festival imports some. From other states, that is. Nobody from outside the country, so far. They’d probably fear being locked up and deported by the...