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Claire Posner, Book Reviewer

Book Review

The Aleppo Codex

by Claire Posner

"The Aleppo Codex" is part historical exposé, part international thriller, and part meditation on the passions awakened by religion and religious artifacts. In this book, Matti Friedman carefully outlines the epic journey of The Crown... Read More

Book Review

Experiment Eleven

by Claire Posner

In the era of Big Pharma and the never-ending search for better, more targeted drugs, it is easy to forget that the age of pharmaceuticals is still relatively young; the first effective antibiotic, penicillin, was only discovered in... Read More

Book Review

Epistolophilia

by Claire Posner

Many have written about those who had the courage to stand up to the Nazi regime. However, in "Epistolophilia" Julija Šukys shares the story of a complicated and largely forgotten hero. Ona Šimaitė came from a family “more likely to... Read More

Book Review

Branded Beauty

by Claire Posner

For many women, and quite a few men, a beauty product of some kind ranks as an absolute must-have before leaving the house. A 2010 survey of over 8,000 French women revealed that 25 percent would not consider leaving the house without... Read More

Book Review

The Fossil Chronicles

by Claire Posner

In her latest book, Dean Falk notes, “when it comes to the subject of human origins, scientists have been every bit as passionate about their convictions as religious fundamentalists.” In this accessible, informative account of the... Read More

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