The next book up is the third, and possibly the last, in the “Jak Jinnaka” series by John Barnes, In the Hall of the Martian King.
The Hammer films take on the Mummy, with Peter Cushing, and as the Mummy, Christopher Lee.
A romantic comedy with Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta Jones, John Cusack, and Julia Roberts.
At the time the most expensive movie ever made, starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, and in an antagonist role, Roddy Mcdowall.
Ships of Air is the second in Martha Wells’ Fall of Ile-Rien Trilogy, set in the same world as Element of Fire, Death of the Necromancer, and the first novel in the trilogy, the Wizard Hunters
The Brendan Fraser action-adventure movie, directed by Stephen Sommers.
The Oscar nominated Sofia Coppola story of the titular Queen of France, starring Kirsten Dunst.
Based on Michael Crichton’s Eaters of the Dead, and starring Antonio Banderas, a cameo by Omar Sharif, and an cast of unknowns.
Chronologically and in writing order the first of L Sprague De Camp’s Krishna (Viagens Interplanetarias) novels.
Via Brad De Long
When I see the worsening degeneracy in our politicians, our media, our educators, and our intelligentsia, I can’t help wondering if the day may yet come when the only thing that can save this country is a military coup.
—Thomas Sewell, National Review Online.
Read that? Good. Now read this from Harvey Mansfield, published in the Wall Street Journal.