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Author du Jour: Beatriz Williams

“The Wicked City,” by Beatriz Williams (William Morrow, pp 368, $26.99) In “Wicked City,” one can smell the whiffs of Fitzgerald’s Nick Carraway as he journeys back and forth between New York and East Egg. You can touch Princeton, the Prohibition, the allure of speakeasies with Fitzgerald pouring himself a scotch, and nudging the fabulously […]

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Author du Jour: Suzanne O’Sullivan

“Is It all in Your Head? Trues Stories of imaginary Illness,” by Suzanne O’Sullivan, MD (Other Press, pp 296, $26.95) Psychosomatic illness is problematic. Disregarded as not real, it is often not considered seriously and is relegated to footnotes in medical books. And yet, it is all around us, often having debilitating effects on the […]

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