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Saoirse Ronan never shies away from an acting challenge. Her roles in "Atonement" and "...

"The Hot Zone" by Richard Preston

Recent disturbing news of an outbreak of Ebola virus in Guinea has got me thinking about Richard Preston's chilling book "...

"I, robot: to protect" by Mickey Zucker Reichert
"I, robot: to protect" revisits the world created by the master of science fiction, Isaac Asimov. Although Asimov passed away in 1992, the three laws...
"The Accursed" by Joyce Carol Oates

Twined through the ivied walls of Princeton University, vampirism spread like a virus in 1905. Though not all fell prey, no one escaped exposure.

Who better to invent this contagion than Joyce Carol Oates, Princeton professor since 1978? She knows the streets, the...

"Empty Mansions" by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.

Huguette Clark was a very well-educated, sophisticated lady who inherited a lot of money, property, art jewelry and other valuables from her very wealthy parents. Although she had an amazing oceanfront estate in Santa Barbara, California and three uber-plush apartments overlooking Central...

Twenty Feet from Stardom

If you're waiting for  "Muscle Shoals" to be released on DVD and still in the holds queue for "Twenty...

"American Kid" by Patty Griffin

Patty Griffin's 2013 CD "American Kid" is getting some competition from an earlier recording that was hung up in...

The new mystery "RedDevil 4" was written by local neurosurgeon Eric C. Leuthardt. Leuthardt researches brain-computer interfaces and is a leader in the field of neuroprosthetics. His expertise is evident in this compelling page-turner.

"RedDevil 4" is set in St. Louis in 2053...

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