Tag Archives: Book Review

Unbroken in the Era of Mass Incarceration

There once was a boy with no respect for limits. He is rumoured to have had his first encounter with the police at just age 2 – when he climbed naked through his bedroom window and ran down the street, … Continue reading

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Reef Madness

I recently picked up Reef Madness: Charles Darwin, Alexander Agassiz, and the Meaning of Coral – a book written by my friend, David Dobbs. Reef Madness is biography, depiction of natural scientific fieldwork, and history of science all in one engaging … Continue reading

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Book review: The Age of Miracles, a novel

My friend Michele heard about The Age of Miracles: a novel by Karen Thompson Walker and thought I might like it. I’ve been a bit gun shy about new books since I lost a month to the Game of Thrones series … Continue reading

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Review: The Headmaster by John McPhee

This morning I read The Headmaster, an extended profile of former Deerfield Academy Headmaster Frank Boyden. Boyden’s 66-year occupation of the headmaster’s chair at Deerfield was impressive to say the least. McPhee, who is himself a Deerfield alum, writes with an … Continue reading

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