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  • The Serpent's Gift
Helen Elaine Lee
Scribner, 1995

    The Serpent’s Gift

    “Helen Elaine Lee’s supremely assured The Serpent’s Gift, a first novel that gives to us — with the fullest emotional resonance, humor, and exultation in the novelist’s art — the intertwined stories of two families from early in this century to our own times. “

     
  • Einstein’s Dreams

    Einstein’s Dreams

    Alan Lightman’s “modern classic”, a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein in 1905.

     
  • Black Apollo of Science: The Life of Ernest Everett Just

    Black Apollo of Science: The Life of Ernest Everett Just

    “This biography illuminates the racial attitudes of an elite group of American scientists and foundation officers. It is the story of a complex and unhappy man.”