Fruit of Knowledge by Liv Strömquist review – eye-poppingly informative

Witty, clever and angry, this book about the suppression of female sexuality is fantastically acute How I loved reading Liv Strömquist’s Fruit of Knowledge. Mostly,...

A New View of Evolution That Can’t Be Represented by a Tree

In 1837, Charles Darwin sketched a spindly tree of life in one of his notebooks. Its stick-figure trunk sprouted into four sets of branches....

HOW READING CAN AFFECT EATING DISORDERS – FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE

New research is trying to establish if books can help readers heal Very little is known about whether readers respond in clinically relevant ways to...

On the Ground in Afghanistan and Iraq

C. J. Chivers, a senior writer for The New York Times and a former Marine infantry officer, begins his new book with a description...

Olga Tokarczuk’s Book ‘Flights’ Is Taking Off

The Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk had to wait until she was 28 to receive a passport and make her first trip abroad. Like many...

Harvest ideas from three great gardening books

I’ve just packed my beach bag for a long-awaited vacation. In addition to the crucial sunscreen, visor, and water bottle, it also holds a...

10 Digital Comic Books You Need to Read Right Now

There was once a time when the act of buying comic books was as simple as taking a stroll to your local supermarket, deli,...

Book of the week, Saturday July 21

Bearskin by James A McLaughlin (Harper Collins) $35 Imagine, if you can, DiCaprio's Revenant, with some of the Shakespearian type of language that overlay the...

Foreign Authors Shun Hebrew Translations

British author Kamila Shamsie, whose early works had been translated into Hebrew, refuses to publish her new books in Israel. She's not the only...

11 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read This Year to Take to the Beach

The question of what books to take to the beach every summer is one that stumps those of us with even the longest to-be-read...

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These are the 10 black men in University of Cincinnati College of Medicine's first year class at their "White Coat Ceremony,"

After decades of effort, African-American enrollment in medical school still lags

WASHINGTON – Gabriel Felix is on track to graduate from Howard University's medical school in May. The 27-year-old from Rockland County, N.Y., has beaten the odds...