Spring reading – pt. 1, non-fiction

With spring, we're all getting out more. But even with yard cleanup and planting, and longer walks to enjoy, there's still time for the pleasures of reading. Empire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe is a full accounting of Purdue Pharma and its private owners (the Sackler family), the development of OxyContin and the fueling …

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Summer reading and escape from Donald Trump

The lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer demand relief from the news, and summer reading could be just the antidote.  The following are some suggestions: Non-Fiction: Tara Westover’s memoir Educated is one of the most gripping books I have read in a long time, possibly ever. Against all odds, Westover grew up in a Mormon …

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