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What Should We Be Worried About? by John Brockman
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The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
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Great House by Nicole Krauss
"Excellent, skilled writing. Her metaphors are vivid and unique and each character really draws you in. The narrative is definitely not linear and I did have a hard time figuring out the different ways that the stories interconnected but overall I..." Read more of this review »
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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I resisted reading this book for a long time because it's about cells and cancer, and well, those are not subjects that I normally want to reach for in my recreational reading. I was afraid it would be very academic and boring, and truth be told, the ...more
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Robert Penn Warren
“No," the Boss (Willie) corrected, "I'm not a lawyer. I know some law. In fact, I know a lot of law. And I made me some money out of law. That's why I can see what the law is like. It's like a single-bed blanket on a double bed and three folks in the bed and a cold night. There ain't ever enough blanket to cover the case, no matter how much pulling and hauling, and somebody is always going to nigh catch pneumonia. Hell, the law is like the pants you bought last year for a growing boy, but it is always this year and the seams are popped and the shankbone's to the breeze. The law is too short and too tight for growing humankind. The best you can do is do something and then make up some law to fit and by the time that law gets onto the books you would have done something different..." Willie Stark; All the King's Men”
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