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Celeste Norfleet’s One Night In Georgia Brings A New Face To the Road Novel

ONE NIGHT IN GEORGIA. Celeste O. Norfleet. Harper Collins. “I had seen racist crimes against my father and grandfather, but I had never experienced it firsthand. Not like this. Taken. … Continue reading

July 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Eric Topol’s Deep Medicine Looks To Change the Way Healthcare Is Delivered

DEEP MEDICINE. How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again. Eric Topol. Basic Books. “We currently live in a world of shallow medicine. Patients exist in a world of insufficient … Continue reading

May 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Quick Picks In Fiction & Nonfiction

AT HOME WITH MUHAMMAD ALI: A Memoir of Love, Loss & Forgiveness. Hana Ali. Amistad/Harper One Group. Fans of the enigmatic boxer will be captivated by his daughter’s beautifully written … Continue reading

April 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Gina Marie Guadagnino’s The Parting Glass Brings Old New York Roaring To Life

THE PARTING GLASS. Gina Marie Guadagnino. Atria. Historical fiction is both a tough sell and an extremely difficult genre to explore via the confines of a debut novel. Nonetheless, Gina … Continue reading

April 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Amor Towles’ Super-Seller A Gentleman In Moscow Now In Paperback

A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW. Amor Towles. Penguin. Amor Towles’ taut and layered A Gentleman In Moscow sold over 1.5 million copies in hardcover and spent over a year on the … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

David Keck’s Tales of Durand Trilogy Ends With A King In Cobwebs

A KING IN COBWEBS. David Keck. TOR. The opening line of David Keck’s final installment to his Tales of Durand trilogy is gleefully self-referential: “Kieren the Fox leaned back from … Continue reading

March 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Journal Entries, Poems & Jottings From A Once In A Millennium Poet

IRON CURTAIN JOURNALS. January-May 1965. Edited by Michael Schumacher. University Of Minnesota Press. “These journals are a welcome and relevant addition to Ginsberg’s huge oeuvre and persistent legacy.” – Anne … Continue reading

February 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Heart Disease Not Just About Men Anymore

HEART SOLUTION FOR WOMEN. Mark Menolascino. HarperOne. There has been a long-standing misconception that heart attacks are a part of a male disease process – the result of big guys … Continue reading

February 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

The History of the Beats In Pictures

THE BEAT SCENE. Photographs by Burt Glinn. Essay by Jack Kerouac. Reel Art Press. Burt Glinn, who launched his career with Life Magazine and died in 2008, was a master … Continue reading

January 3, 2019 · Leave a comment
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