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The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe

There are few modern writers as talented as Tom Wolfe, who manages to create his own style, in addition to a depth of thought and characters, while writing in a vernacular understandable to his readers.  In fact, after reading The Right … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Margot Lee Shetterly grew up in Hampton, Virginia surrounded by women, who like her, were educated women of color.  Her father worked for NASA and many of the older ladies in the neighborhood were also current or former NASA employees. … Continue reading

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