"Wolves Eat Dogs" by Martin Cruz Smith: Again the knife cuts the reader in this crime story with a surreal twist

“Wolves Eat Dogs” by Martin Cruz Smith: Again the knife cuts the reader in this crime story with a surreal twist

Within the crime genre, I believe Martin Cruz Smith plays in a league of his own. His Arkady Renko series once kicked off with the now-famous “Gorky Park”, an exciting tale of murder within the once powerful nomenklatura of the…

Will the tremendous irresponsibility of art transform the world?

Debating the future is a debilitating affair. If you’re with optimists, it takes on the form of a brave new world. If you with pessimists, you will see any discussion end in total annihilation of anything you can talk about,…

Has the future arrived unseen?

We never saw reality coming. It reveals itself to us at the last possible moment, every morning, always unexpected, always indelible, never foreseen. We should have looked better, some say. I hardly ever share that sentiment. The extrapolation of the…