Remembering Michael Crichton at year’s end

Posted by · 12:07 pm · December 28th, 2008

One of my wish list items that happened to be under the tree this Christmas was Michael Crichton’s “State of Fear,” an anti-global warming thriller that is likely to both infuriate (given the politics) and keep me turning the page (given Crichton’s story-telling skill). It’s been a while since I flipped through a Crichton book, […]

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Michael Crichton, author of ‘Jurassic Park,’ dies at 66

Posted by · 10:49 am · November 5th, 2008

I truthfully wasn’t even aware that Crichton was struggling with cancer.  But apparently, the awful disease has taken him from us. I remember being charged on Crichton’s work after seeing “Jurassic Park” in 1993.  Sure, he already had fans from the days of “The Andromeda Strain,” “The Great Train Robbery” and, later on, “Disclosure,” but […]

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