"The Speed of Light" by Elizabeth Rosner
Review by Donna Raskin
"The Speed of Light" opens inside the mind (and heart) of Julian Perel, a physics genius whostares at televisions in order to numb himself from the pain he inherited from his father, a survivor of Auschwitz.
The Girl Who Played with Fire" by Stieg Larsson
Reviewed by Tracy Satterlee
In the first book in the series, "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," troubled-but-brilliant computer genius Lisbeth Salander helped crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist break a career-making story,