5 Things I Learned from Thomas Dent Mütter

We asked Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, author of Dr Mütter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine, to tell us about the most interesting things she learned while researching her book.

The Absolutely True Story of Sherman Alexie’s Banned Book

As banned books week comes to a close, it’s worth remembering that every challenge to a book, as ridiculous and wrong-headed as it may seem, is an actual threat to remove a book from the hands of a reader who might desperately need it; a missed opportunity to save a life.