• The Vatican Princess by C. W. Gortner

    The Vatican Princess, C. W. Gortner

    The year 1492 was arguably the most historically important year in Spanish history. Within that twelve month period the world was witness to the defeat of the Moors at Granada, the exile of Jews who refused to convert, and the return of “Christofero Colon (sic)… in triumph to announce his discovery of the new world.” […]

Leviathan

Leviathan

Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly not happy about this movie. He does not like it that Leviathan depicts a corrupt government, a system of law that rewards the powerful and crushes those who stand in its way. Leviathan is the dramatic story of an auto mechanic, Kolya, who lives in a fishing village on […]

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The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

The Hot Zone, Richard Preston

October 16, 2014: News helicopters followed the ambulance that transported Nina Pham, the Texas nurse diagnosed with the Ebola virus, from the Frederick Municipal Airport to an isolation unit at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, MD. Escorted by police

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Water Pipe

Milk House Water

The road split our farm in half, house on one side, barn on the other. Crossing was a dangerous game. Lying in our beds at night, we would often hear the thump of body against machine, soft tissue crushed beneath hard rubber, and we knew some animal had passed to the other side […]

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