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When Writers Can’t Write
Lots of things going on in the McPhee household lately, so much so that I haven’t been able to write for a few months, and I absolutely hate it. I feel unmoored on a lake during a storm. I can see land all around me, but I’ll be damned if I can get there. I…
One Woman’s Story of the Deadly Smog
Edie Jericho describes her recollections of the Donora death fog.
What That “It’s My New Book” Feel Feels Like
Seeing and feeling your newly printed book isn’t the same as saving someone’s life, but it’s close.
Irish Surgeon Becomes America’s Leading Body Snatcher
Oh, the joys of surgery. Trepanation expert Samuel Clossy brought his body snatching ways to America, ways that would one day sparkthe Doctor’s Riot of 1788.
Feuding Founders of First US Medical School
The University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine stands today as a testament to quality medical care. Its earliest years, though, were fraught with conflict between its two brilliant founders.
The Most Important Half-Finished Painting in American History
How is a half-finished painting a reflection of the great United States of America?
The Business of Body Snatching
DO NOT READ IF YOU ARE WEAK OF HEART! Otherwise, have at it. It’s a story about body snatching. Cooool.
A Tale of Two Henrys
How two men named Henry, one a writer and the other an artist, created the most enduring anatomy book of all time, Gray’s Anatomy