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Astronomical Adventure

Andrea Wulf captures the danger and daring of an eighteenth-century scientific quest

…short-lived solar event to the world. Writing in a clean and precise style reminiscent of Dava Sobel’s Navigation and Holly Tucker’s Blood Work, Wulf nonetheless develops a narrative pace more…

Inside the Story

Sebastian Junger talks with Chapter 16 about his latest book, War, and the dangerous business of reporting it

…idea that you have some say in your life. Sebastian Junger will appear at Middle Tennessee State University’s Tucker Theatre in Murfreesboro on March 20 at 2:40 p.m. to deliver…

Nashville in L.A.

Science writer Holly Tucker and biographer Robert K. Massie are shortlisted for the 2012 Los Angeles Times Book Prize

…category for Catherine the Great. Holly Tucker is the author of Blood Work, which is shortlisted in science and technology. The winner will be announced at a gala in Los…

An Opry Home Companion

With A Guitar and a Pen Old Time Radio Hour, novelist Robert Hicks has created a live broadcast that just might save the printed word

…was released in theaters last week. “But I got to talk to Kris Kristofferson.” Next up at A Guitar and a Pen Old Time Radio Hour was thirty-year-old Holly Williams,…

Transfusion Terror

Holly Tucker talks with The Atlantic about blood, stem cells, and fear

March 29, 2011 According to an interview in The Atlantic, Holly Tucker got the idea for her new book of nonfiction, Blood Work, when she heard then-President George W. Bush…