Science, love manifest in ‘Atomic Love’

September 17, 2020

In a time when it was taboo to express feminism, Jennie Fields’ “Atomic Love” shows the heroine, Rosalind Porter, becoming an inspiring woman in a way where the reader can learn from. This historical fiction novel takes place in the 1950s during the cold war. Fear of communism was rampant, people feared atomic warfare and women were not taken seriously in the work field.

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“The Luaghing Monsters” thrills with political espionage

By Miguel Camargo  Denis Johnson’s latest novel, “The Laughing Monsters,” although not his best work, compliments his oeuvre. Fans of political thrillers or Johnson’s fans will enjoy this novel. However, people who haven’t read anything by Johnson may find it a tedious read. The narrative follows Roland Nair, a man who describes himself as Danish with an American passport as he attempts to dive into the anarchy of Africa. Nair…

December 8, 2014
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