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“The Secret Of Sleep,” by Jerome Groopman. The New Yorker, 10/23/2017. Book review of The Mystery Of Sleep, by Meir Kryger. Jerome Groopman is a physician and Meir Kryger is a professor at Yale Medical School, which gives their article … Continue reading

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“Pond Scum,” by Kathryn Schulz. The New Yorker, 10/19/2015. Agggg! Pond scum? A hatchet job on my transformational author, Henry David Thoreau (whose name was really “David Henry Thoreau”)? He was, Schulz says, “self-obsessed: narcissistic, fanatical about self-control, adamant that … Continue reading

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