Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain’s Quirks – The New York Times

 

Dr. Sacks would take long swims around City Island in the Bronx, where he lived for years.CreditJames Estrin/The New York Times

Dr. Sacks explored some of the brain’s strangest pathways in best-selling case histories like “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,” achieving a level of renown rare among scientists.

Source: Oliver Sacks Dies at 82; Neurologist and Author Explored the Brain’s Quirks – The New York Times

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Source: Muttscomics

The Woman Who Could Stop Climate Change – The New Yorker

“I’m very comfortable with the word ‘revolution,’ ” Figueres said.CREDIT ILLUSTRATION BY BEN WISEMAN

Source: The Woman Who Could Stop Climate Change – The New Yorker

“Žibutė” / 9 / Eileen Myles in Vilnius

The Wild, Remarkable Sex Scenes of Lidia Yuknavitch – The New Yorker

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The Wild, Remarkable Sex Scenes of Lidia Yuknavitch – The New Yorker.

At the conclusion of this article is a remarkable three-minute video with the great writer, Joyce Carol Oates, who likens herself to “a transparent glass of water.”  – word pond

Speaking of the Demonic with Dorothea Lasky – The Los Angeles Review of Books

Dorothea Lasky

Speaking of the Demonic with Dorothea Lasky – The Los Angeles Review of Books.

21​ Newly Adopted Pit Bulls On Their Ride Home From The Shelter

21​ Newly Adopted Pit Bulls On Their Ride Home From The Shelter.

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