Archangel Protocol

Archangel Protocol is an absorbing read, so much so that after I finished it, I drove to the bookstore and bought its sequel, Fallen Host. I normally avoid books and movies with extremely strong religious components - I had an intensely negative reaction to the new movie Signs precisely because of t ...

The Handmaid's Tale

If there is one word that describes Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, it will have to be harrowing. But it is also compulsive, and perceptive, and heartbreaking. First published in 1986, it's been dissected in countless student papers and erudite commentaries. But a raving review about such a c ...