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The Quantum Revelation

by Susan Waggoner

In "The Quantum Revelation", Paul Levy focuses on aspects of quantum theory to propose a merging of science and spiritual awareness. The likely response to any mention of quantum physics is a “count me out” roll of the eyes. It’s... Read More

Book Review

Halal Food

by Susan Waggoner

With more and more halal food joining the American menu, questions about it abound. Halal Food: A History by Febe Armanios and Boğaç Ergene offers timely, comprehensive, and thoroughly researched information on all things halal. The... Read More

Book Review

Dreux Club Blues

by Susan Waggoner

By centering on a career officer who’s worked almost every district of the city, the book offer a bird’s-eye view of just about every situation imaginable in New Orleans. Scott D. Fenner’s historical novel "Dreux Club Blues" brings... Read More

Book Review

Redlined

by Susan Waggoner

"Redlined" offers a nuanced look at ordinary Americans during an event-laden era. Linda Gartz’s "Redlined" is an exceptionally rich and readable memoir of family, change, and coming of age in the tumultuous 1960s. While clearing out... Read More

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Mrs. Langlois' House

by Susan Waggoner

Straddling the line between hallucination, magical realism, and the ordinary hormone-fueled weirdness of adolescence, the text is sympathetic and captivating. Two tough, scrappy heroines, one young and the other old, combine to make... Read More

Book Review

Pure & Simple

by Susan Waggoner

In Pure & Simple, wool artist Maggie Bonanomi turns her rustic-chic design eye to easy projects that can be done at home without special equipment or skills. The book’s seventeen projects reflect the natural world, with items like... Read More

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