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  1. Human Bodies and Human Beings

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    June 20, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    Christine Montross won the Indiana Authors Award as an emerging author in 2009, and her book Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab makes me glad…


  2. THIS IS A PREJUDICED ESTABLISHMENT.

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    June 13, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    I’m not talking about the library. Those proud words about being prejudiced appear on a sign at a restaurant in one of the four “hard states,” where slavery in the…


  3. If you read The Crow Girl, I have a question.

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    May 5, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    • The Crow Girl is a Swedish crime novel by Erik Axl Sund, and it is due to go on sale in June of this year. • The book has been…


  4. Coming in May, just in time for the prom: My Best Friend’s Exorcism

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    April 25, 2016 by Reader's Connection

        William Peter Blatty’s novel The Exorcist scared me, but only because my father had told me that an acquaintance of his had been consulted at the time of…


  5. The Heart

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    April 7, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    Maylis de Kerangal’s new novel is about a heart transplant, and it was originally written in French, but don’t yawn. The Heart is thrilling. How often do I use that word?…


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