Category Archives: Books

Women Didn’t Count At All

“When the founders wrote, ‘We the People’ they really meant ‘We the White, Wealthy Men.’ Despite much lofty rhetoric, all men were not created equal and women didn’t count at all” You are just four pages in and Elaine Weiss makes clear her superb new book The Woman’s Hour has an unabashed bias, and, deservedly so. Weiss deftly traces The

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The Underlying Theme: Relationships

                                 Would you like to know when you are going to die? Think about that for a moment, it’s a question that’s a lot harder to answer than you may realize. Chloe Benjamin understands the complexity of the question and builds a story of remarkable ambition

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Who Selected What Song?

“What’s your favorite love song?” We asked our all-star line-up of guests. As predicted, their answers were diverse and original. And, when it came to explaining their choices, they all had well-considered explanations. The big surprises came in who selected what song. Here is the list of the favorite love songs selected by our guests: Carol King – (You Make

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Daunting Reality That Reads Like Science Fiction & Hilarious Fiction That Reads Like Eccentric English Reality

                                   The Earth’s magnetic force field is decaying faster than previously thought. When the poles switch, a process that takes many years, the Earth is unprotected from solar radiation storms that would, among other disturbances, wipe out much and possible all of our electromagnetic technology. Navigation for

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Three Female Authors

           During the last 12 months or more, it has been so hard to not do a show with some kind of reference to Trump. For this edition of Life Elsewhere, we are taking a break from another search for a clever, witty take on the absurdity that is Trump, instead, we present three female authors with three must-read books.

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