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Survivor Explores Trauma, and Speculative Literature, through Uniquely Varied Stories: Book Review
One of the things I love about speculative literature is its ability to capture the emotional impact of real, plausible experiences through fantastic metaphors. It's also just really fun to read. You get both imaginative worlds and deep allegories in ...

'Green Book' Review: Viggo Mortensen & Mahershala Ali On Memorable Road Trip That Should End At The Oscars
Every now and then a movie comes along at the right time. That time is now, and that movie is Green Book. This film about a road trip through the Deep South in 1962 between world-renowned black concert pianist Don Shirley and a white bouncer-enforcer ...

November Book Review - The Woman Who Smashed Codes
If you enjoyed the story told by the book and film Hidden Figures, put this book on your reading list. The Woman Who Smashed Codes tells the very true story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, who along with her husband William..... were the greatest ...

Designing Climate Solutions — #CleanTechnica Book Review
I read a new book that outlines which energy policies can put us on the path to a low-carbon future. Designing Climate Solutions: A Policy Guide for Low-Carbon Energy combines the latest research and analysis on low-carbon energy solutions from ...

Pinstripe Alley Book Review: “The Story of Baseball: In 100 Photographs”
Any attempt at chronicling the complete history of baseball runs the risk of falling into two distinct pitfalls. On the one hand, the scope of the project could prove excessively large, resulting in a daunting set too long-winded for public consumption ...

Book Review: 'A Carnival of Losses: Notes Nearing Ninety'
I get that Donald Hall was the poet laureate of the United States and that President Obama gave him a medal. I get that he wrote more than 50 books of verse, essays, memoirs, children's stories, etc. and that there is a Donald Hall Prize for Poetry. I ...

'Green Book' review: Crowd-pleasing but quaint take on racism
Pleasing, too, is “Green Book,” a cloying drama about an unlikely 1960s mixed-race bromance between an Italian bouncer and a black pianist. But pleasing has its limits when it comes to thoughtful meditations on historical racism, as does director Peter ...

The Internet, Warts and All, book review: How to regulate a messy system
The Evolved Executive, book review: Banishing fear from the workplace · Click Here to Kill Everybody, book review: Meeting the IoT security challenge · Bad Blood, book review: The rise and fall of Theranos · Hello World, book review: Algorithms, and ...

Former NY Times book critic: I take back my positive review of Jeff Flake's book
book. In a column published Tuesday, Jennifer Senior, who is now an opinion columnist for the paper, writes that Flake is “a class act with a faint heart.” Senior writes that in her review of “Conscience of a Conservative,” Flake's 2017 book, she ...

Michelle Obama's Becoming is a master class in walking the First Lady Tightrope
It must create a case for the first lady as a compelling figure in her own right, someone who is worth reading a whole book about — but it must also reckon with her marriage and her presidential husband, because after all, that's generally the reason ...

Samsung's Galaxy Book 2 Tries to Do Too Much, Fails
From its kickstand to its keyboard cover, the Galaxy Book 2 is a Surface Pro knockoff. Like the Surface Pro, it wants to be a lightweight, go everywhere productivity machine for busy people. It's been jammed with features and add-ons that should ...

Book review: You get money's worth with 'Farming While Black'
Although it's a little pricey, as paperbacks go, “Farming While Black” is absolutely one of those books where you get your money's worth. Starting with the illustrative story of Soul Fire Farm's beginning, author Leah Penniman offers statistics to ...





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