Tag Archives: Amy B.

Trapped Under the Sea by Neil Swidey

Amy B.    August 11, 2015    Comments Off on Trapped Under the Sea by Neil Swidey

In  July,1999 a team of five underwater construction divers was assigned to finish the last step of a massive public works project, a state-of-the-art-waste treatment plant on Deer Island, MA. Their job was to remove fifty safety caps located over …

Scandals of Classic Hollywood by Anne Helen Petersen

Amy B.    July 28, 2015    Comments Off on Scandals of Classic Hollywood by Anne Helen Petersen

Anne Helen Petersen wrote her PhD dissertation about the cultural significance of gossip magazines, so it is only fitting that her first book, Scandals of Classic Hollywood is an attempt to “help rescue gossip, the study of stars, and scandal …

He Wanted The Moon by Mimi Baird

Amy B.    July 14, 2015    Comments Off on He Wanted The Moon by Mimi Baird

Dr. Perry Baird (d. 1959) was a promising dermatologist and medical researcher who had the misfortune of suffering from severe manic-depressive psychosis (now known as bipolar disorder) before effective treatments were available. During his manic phases, he was prone to …