Family, Friends, Farewells | French on Fridays

Last week I went to my friend Carrol’s memorial service in Indiana and took many books with me—but found no time to read any of them.

Life Advocates | Science & Technology Reviews, March 15, 2016

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Two heartfelt memoirs of women who battled cancer to the end. A breast cancer activist becomes the face of Breast Cancer Action and highlights her views on women’s health; a research specialist gets diagnosed with terminal cancer and parlays her thoughts on life in a series of cards to her daughter, Brianna.

Cancer Connections | LJ Reviews

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Ross weaves a book that is more than the sum of these parts; Williams is a gifted writer who turns the greatest crisis of her life into an engaging story that reads almost like a novel.

Science & Technology Reviews | November 1, 2013

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Reviews of Rescuing Riley, Saving Myself: A Man and His Dog’s Struggle To Find Salvation, The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild, and The Gardens of Venice and the Veneto, plus a full list of Science & Technology reviews from the November 1, 2013 issue.

Healing Words: A Quartet of Titles on Facing Cancer

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Several titles on dealing with cancer.

Science & Technology Reviews, April 15, 2012

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Science & Technology Reviews, April 15, 2012

Librarians’ Best Books of 2011: Meghan O’Rourke’s The Long Goodbye

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Librarians’ Best Books of 2011: Meghan O’Rourke’s The Long Goodbye