Meet Inspector Arkady Renko in Martin Cruz Smith’s Masterpiece, ‘Gorky Park’ [REVIEW]

Gorky Park, 1982

Pond in Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure, 1982 (Photo by RIA Novosti archive, image #510373 / Valeriy Shustov / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0)

A public venue. Three unidentified bodies. One determined investigator. Can one man solve a complicated case when no one in his own government wants him to do so? Find out in Martin Cruz Smith’s dazzling thriller, Gorky Park.  Read more of this post

Prepare for the Next Great Space Race with ‘Moon Rush’ [REVIEW]

Moon

We’ve set foot on the moon before, and we will again. Space journalist Leonard David explains the process in his new book, Moon Rush. (Photo courtesy Pexels)

On July 20, 1969, two men stepped foot on the moon for the very first time: Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Now, 50 years later, man still has his eyes set on the sky, on our nearest luminary satellite, and a new space race is in the works. But what has changed since that initial landing? Who is behind these renewed ventures? Why are we still so fascinated with the moon and what secrets does it hold? Find out in veteran space journalist Leonard David’s intriguing new book, Moon Rush: The New Space Race. 
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