And Then I Said “Nope”: Reviewing Meg Wolitzer’s The Female Persuasion

I'm going to keep this short, because I did not read The Female Persuasion in its entirety.  In fact, I stopped about twenty-five percent of the way through. I checked an e-book version of this novel out of the library because The New York Times listed it as one of the best books of 2018, and I … Continue reading And Then I Said “Nope”: Reviewing Meg Wolitzer’s The Female Persuasion

Book Review: Catching Breath: The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis

At first, the bump on my arm was small, maybe mosquito-bite-sized.  Within a few hours, the bump had blown up to a lump that I couldn’t quit poking at.  Lucky me: I had a positive TB skin test! I was in college and had decided to sign up as a volunteer at my local Ronald … Continue reading Book Review: Catching Breath: The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis