Tag Archive: research

Sep 08

Book Review: Life Reimagined

Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife by Barbara Bradley Hagerty I would have put three stars, because I only “liked” this book, but I had to give a bonus to something so meticulously researched and deftly told. Then again, what else would you expect from an NPR reporter except exceptional journalism? Haggerty …

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Apr 22

Book Review: Lab Girl

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren This is a memoir of a woman who, like me, wanted to be a scientist when she grew up. Unlike me, she actually made it happen. Jahren gives an insider’s view of the life of a scientist that I’d never seen. I never had any idea, for example, how much …

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Apr 16

Changer’s Turf – Chapter Fifteen

New to the story? S’okay–go here.   Chapter Fifteen     Kit’s rental car crunched over the gravel drive as she eased up towards the guard shack. It was unmanned, but had a wooden arm which she didn’t really want to crash through. She got out of the car and walked around the gate, heading up …

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Apr 10

Book Review – What Makes a Hero?

What Makes a Hero?: The Surprising Science of Selflessness by Elizabeth Svoboda This book has one of the best covers I’ve seen in years. So striking, people kept stopping by my desk and peering at it, trying to figure out what it was about. I don’t know how they made it, but the artist/designer deserves …

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