The Rosie Project – Graeme Simsion

The Rosie Project tells the story of Don Tillman, a handsome genetics professor with Asperger’s, who is looking for the perfect wife.  In order to do so, he launches The Wife Project, for which he develops a very interesting and funny questionnaire in order to weed out imperfect candidates.  Don meets Rosie, a beautiful but […]

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“Songs of Willow Frost” by Jamie Ford

Among all the great books I read this month, “Songs of Willow Frost” by Jamie Ford (“Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet“) was my favorite.   If you like books by Amy Tan and Lisa See, you will definitely love this story of a young Chinese-American orphan boy in search of his mother. Check it out […]

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Database of the Month: Secrets of the Sequence

Just ’cause it is summer doesn’t mean you have to turn your brain off. Well, at least not all the way off. If you’re interested in keeping up on the latest biological weapons, want to learn more about toxicogenomics, or have a deep and unabiding love for Forensic Science, we’ve got just the thing for […]

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The End of Your Life Book Club – Will Schwalbe

I rarely pick books about books, or books about dying.  But right after my mother-in-law was diagnosed with a terminal disease, I came across this one, and it said to me “Read me now!” I am one of those that think that books choose you as much as you choose them.  This one came into […]

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