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Catching Breath by Kathryn Lougheed 0

Catching Breath by Kathryn Lougheed

★★★★☆ This “scientific biography” of tuberculosis (TB) is a fascinating, scholarly account of a persistent, often misunderstood disease. TB, as Kathryn Lougheed so eloquently reveals, has been with us since we became us. With...

Isadora by Amelia Gray 0

Isadora by Amelia Gray

★★★★☆ Long before the cult of personality promulgated by the tabloid “news” outlets of today, Isadora Duncan was known by one name. More than one hundred years later Isadora conjures memories of a life...

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South Pole Station by Ashley Shelby

★★★★★ South Pole Station’s July 4th release date is counterintuitive in its timeliness—Ashley Shelby’s novel of a painter’s sojourn at an isolated Antarctic outpost offers excellent escapism for these humid summer months. By glancing...

Modern Gods by Nick Laird 0

Modern Gods by Nick Laird

★★☆☆☆ It’s surprising that the opening of Modern Gods wasn’t rewritten: two masked men open fire in a local bar while a band is playing, spraying the crowd with bullets from an AK-47. Somehow...