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  1. The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race by Walter Isaacson

    A must-read for every human being.  If the science seems daunting, the diagram on p. 133 easily explains how CRISPR …

  2. The Women in Black by Madeleine St. John

    Set in the late 1950’s, this novella offers readers a glimpse of the lives and relationships of four women who …

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  3. The Narrowboat Summer by Anne Youngson

    What a delightful road trip – except the ride is on a narrowboat on British canals for four months.  Two …

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  4. The Doctors Blackwell : How Two Pioneering Sisters Brought Medicine to Women-and Women to Medicine by Janice P. Nimura

    “Nimura shocks and enthralls with her blunt, vivid storytelling. She draws on the writings of Elizabeth and Emily in an …

  5. The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline

    Best-selling historical fiction author of The Orphan Train and A Piece of the World transports the reader to 1840’s Australia …

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