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book cover image: the dog merchants

As a dog owner, over the years, I have noticed that there seems to be almost a line drawn between rescue dog  people and purebred dog people. 

book cover image: Cook County ICU

Cory Franklin, MD headed the Cook County intensive care unit for over 30 years. 

book cover image: Newton's apple and other myths about science

Ronald L. Numbers and Kostas Kampourakis have joined together to create Newton's apple and other myths about science

book cover image: A is for arsenic the poisons of Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie is undoubtably one of the most famous of murder mystery writers and she was able to kill off a character using one of a many deadly substances.

book cover image:  Deep South four seasons on back roads

Paul Theroux is a seasoned travel writer and his latest book Deep South: four seasons on back roads will transport you to a place full of riches and delights especially in music and cuisine. 

book cover image Map

How can we display the globe on a flat surface? That's been a challenge since before the days of Columbus.

book cover image Back Roads of Ontario

He may not be Harrison Ford, but Ron Brown explores Ontario's historic roads, with unexpected side trips and a fascinating story.

book cover image Eternity's Sunrise

"And was Jerusalem builded here, among these dark satanic mills?", asked the poet William Blake (1757-1827). Leo Damrosch has an answer.

Friday is the first day of the 31st Olympic Games, taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This year’s Olympics will feature 306 events in 28 sports and will be the site of many triumphant wins – and many heartbreaking losses. Let’s look at three novels that feature the Olympics.

book cover image Keep Moving

What is the key to aging well? Says Hollywood's Dick Van Dyke, "Don't start going down the stairs sideways'".