LaVonne Neff blogs and reviews books at livelydust.blogspot.com.
The Extraordinary Story of 70,000 Ordinary Lives
Decades worth of data have proven that poverty shortens lives. Will anyone respond?
Susan Faludi’s memoir reveals the deep complexity of her father’s many identities.
Our Secret History
A review of Susan Cheever
18th-century colonists drank beer with breakfast and continued throughout the day, with average consumption twice as high as today’s.
Alzheimer’s through the Looking Glass
A review of Roz Chast and Dana Walrath
Dementia is graphic. These illustrated narratives draw out insights to provide empathy and healing for caregivers.
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