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Know the Night by Maria Mutch

Amy B.    September 22, 2015    Comments Off on Know the Night by Maria Mutch
cover of Know the Night by Maria Mutch

Maria Mutch combines the story of Antarctic explorer Richard Byrd with that of her much-loved son Gabriel in this moving, poetic memoir.

Gabriel was born with Down Syndrome. He developed language skills as other children do until he was a …

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 …