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Monday, January 27 2014

One Must Remember the Past in Order to Rectify the Future

Jeffrey Stepakoff's The Melody of Secrets is a complex story of unrequited love, racial tensions, the space age, and the after-effects of World War II.


Wednesday, November 9 2011

Our Animals, Ourselves: Jenny Diski’s ‘What I Don’t Know About Animals’

Don’t be fooled by the cover. Jenny Diski’s book isn’t really about animals; it’s about us.


Sunday, April 25 2010

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Racism and science collide in this devastating true story of a young woman, the tissue sample from her body that spawned a million-dollar industry, and the impact on her family.


Sunday, May 17 2009

You Are Here by Christopher Potter

With a deft sense of narrative and gentle tenor, Potter leads readers through the quantum foam of quarks, gluons, and neutrinos, taming these wild particles for public consumption.


Tuesday, September 25 2007

Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf

Because "the act of reading is not natural" in the sense of "genetically organized," the brain must "rearrange itself" to do so, a process Wolf explains on a neuronal level.


Monday, June 18 2007

Thomas Dybdahl: Science

Dybdahl attempts to win over the US with his gentle, subtle Norwegian pop


Wednesday, May 9 2007

The White Cascade by Gary Krist

White Cascade details drama of deadly 1910 railroad disaster.


Tuesday, May 1 2007

The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by No

Two medical narratives shine, two are DOA: Science presented on a human scale.


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