Disrupting Stereotypes: Older Women in Contemporary Literature
Featuring Lois Ruskai Melina, Nguyen Phan Qui Mai, Linda Rosen, Barbara Conrey, and Pamela Skjolsvik.
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Sixteen essays - ranging from lyric essays to narrative journalism - address how we make sense of what we cannot know, how we make change in the world, how we heal, and how we know when we are home. Collectively, these essays convey the longing for agency and connection, particularly among women.
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A mother's love vs. a doctor's oath.
Oncologist Emma Blake has dedicated her life to finding a cure for a rare brain cancer. Twenty-five years ago, Emma's childhood friend Kate died of glioblastoma, and Emma vowed to annihilate the deadly disease. Now, Kate's father, Ned, is pushing her to work harder to fulfill that promise.
Immortality's a bitch.