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How We Won The War–and Those Other Guys Didn’t

The building where the Gestapo tortured, maimed, and killed hundreds of French men and women, and from where thousands were dispatched to gas chambers in the east, sits at fourteen avenue Berthelot near the River Rhone in central Lyon. Lingering

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The Hottest Show In London

The hottest show in London this summer isn’t playing in the West End. It’s at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty is pretty much sold out through August. If you want tickets, you must book weeks in

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Standing In Airports, Holding A Book, Listening To Stories

This week a reader of The Sanibel Sunset Detective novels e-mailed me several questions, ending with this one: “Why does a man with ten published books to his credit spend his time hawking a handful of them in an airport?”

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James Bond Saved My (Sex) Life

I know exactly what made James Bond so popular when I was a kid fifty years ago. Sex. James Bond was not just the world’s most famous secret agent. He was also the first sexual superhero (the only one, come to think

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