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March 20, 2018

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," By Rebecca Skloot

Hardcover, 370 pages

Published February 2, 2010 by Crown Publishing Group

Photo by Drew Hays on Unsplash

Henrietta Lacks lived an ordinary life. Poor, tobacco farmer, mother, African-American, she died at...

March 15, 2018

Yeah, I guess the science that excited me was about twenty-year projects. Without that kind of time frame, I’m not sure I’m all that interested in being a scientist....You can’t get much done in a couple years.”  -Paul Kalanithi from When Breath Becomes Air page 157


March 6, 2018

A couple people gave me a warning about "A Little Life." It made me read the book differently. Their words impacted my heart as I read and made me want to consider a different way to view this well-written book. I think that the book is about grace and besides being a...

February 20, 2018

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D.

Hardcover, 443 pages

Published September 25th 2014 by Viking (first published June 12th 2014)

This book is a masterpiece. A culmination of van der Kolk’s life’s work,...

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