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I could read this all day long, a books' worth. Jenny Diski's End Notes ...
so I kept reading.
Incredible story of one young man's severe brain injury in a car accident and unexpected recovery. It's deeply upsetting to think of people let go who could have made it.
More on the amazing things we do not understand about consciousness- this time in an octopus.
Interview with Jonathan Franzen on his new novel, Purity
A mother writes about her toddler daughter's neurologist and the horrible things that parents of brain injured children too often hear from people who ought to know better.
I had no idea that horses who raced were treated so abominably after they are done racing and breeding. Slaughterhouses.
I read this article Not Be Moved- The Story of the Glass and Other Miracles because I just finished reading Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody. Lordy. (I was born in Mississippi.)
The more I read about Beau Biden and his family- both his family of origin and his wife and children- the more I felt the great and crushing loss they have all experienced at his death.