Category Archives: Essays

Top Ten Western Non-Fiction

(in my opinion) 1o.¬†Empire of the Summer Moon, by S.C. Gwynn Pivoting on the incredible story of the half-breed chief Quanah Parker whose mother, Cynthia Ann, was captured by the Comanche at age nine only to be forced back into … Continue reading

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Bad Medicine: A History of Narcotics in Pharmaceuticals

America is at the close of the 19th century. Pharmacology is a budding science, and pharmacies are rooting themselves along main street sidewalks. Plush red leather stools crop in a row before a long wooden bar over which is painted … Continue reading

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