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Read of the week: Pushover police

By Kate Blackwood / January 10, 2021

How did a mob of Trump supporters break into the US Capitol building, interrupting a joint session of Congress vital to ratifying the results of the 2020 election?

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Book Review: Let Your Mind Run

By Kate Blackwood / December 31, 2020

In “Let Your Mind Run,” Deena Kastor counts the mind as an essential part of a runner. Using her own story, she considers the power of the mind to motivate the body.

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Book Review: Jack

By Kate Blackwood / December 21, 2020

He puts on his charming self, his dark self, his lost self. But Della is not the sort to be charmed.

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Best read of the week: Winter swimmer

By Kate Blackwood / December 7, 2020

Cold, open water really does pull you out of your comfortable reality.

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