We Need to Talk About Kevin | Lionel Shriver

Shortly before his sixteenth birthday, Kevin Khatchadourian kills seven of his fellow high-school students, a cafeteria worker and a teacher. He is visited in prison by his mother, Eva, who narrates in a series of letters to her estranged husband, … Continue reading “We Need to Talk About Kevin | Lionel Shriver”

The Illuminatus! Trilogy | Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson

It was a deadly mistake. Joseph Malik, editor of a radical magazine, had snooped into rumors about an ancient secret society that was still alive and kicking. Now his offices have been bombed, he’s missing, and the case has landed … Continue reading “The Illuminatus! Trilogy | Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson”

Why We Snap: Understanding the Rage Circuit in Your Brain | R. Douglas Fields, PhD

We all have a rage circuit we can’t fully control once it is engaged as R. Douglas Fields, PhD, reveals in this essential book for our time.  The daily headlines are filled with examples of otherwise rational people with no history … Continue reading “Why We Snap: Understanding the Rage Circuit in Your Brain | R. Douglas Fields, PhD”