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Ann Ronald

Into Great Silence

INTO GREAT SILENCE Eva Saulitis’s memoir, Into Great Silence, is an astute blend of scientific discovery and imaginative creativity. For more than a decade, Saulitis

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

My Last Continent

MY LAST CONTINENT On one level Midge Raymond’s novel, My Last Continent, shadows the initial attraction and then the developing love between Deb and Keller.

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Authors of color
Ann Ronald

Hidden Figures

HIDDEN FIGURES: THE STORY OF THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN WHO HELPED WIN THE SPACE RACE I have always argued that equal education for all should be

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Relativity

Relativity A major reason why I so enjoy my involvement with “Bookin’ with Sunny” centers on the books themselves. Not only do I get to

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

The Invention of Nature

The Invention of Nature – Alexander von Humboldt’s New World Territorial Nevadans in the 19th century considered naming their new state-to-be Humboldt. Instead, the famous

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Memoir
Neal Ferguson

The Fly Trap

The Fly Trap When I began reading Frederik Sjöberg’s The Fly Trap, I hadn’t a clue as to what a hoverfly is, does, or looks

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Poetry
Joanne Mallari

Science and Art Joining Forces

Cross-Pollinations: The Marriage of Science and Poetry How can an Amy Clampitt poem contribute to diabetes research? How can science lend the missing puzzle piece

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Longest Night

As the wife of an active-duty naval officer, Andria Williams recognizes the range of difficulties that can be encountered by military spouses. In her first

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

Robert Oppenheimer

Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center Ray Monk previously wrote an excellent biography of Bertrand Russell in which he helped me, at least temporarily,

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Age of Miracles

Is it possible for a novel to be both an apocalyptic and a coming of age story? Or would that be a literary oxymoron, an

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Books on books
Sunny Solomon

Book Was There

Book Was There, Reading in Electronic Times I am excited to recommend Book Was There (a quote from Gertrude Stein, a writer who, I believe, would

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Books on books
Dan Erwine

Atomic Comics, #2

Atomic Comics: Cartoonists Confront the Nuclear World Although Atomic Comics was reviewed by Sunny earlier on this site, as an old-time comics fan, mostly from the

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