‘The Vaccine Race’ by Meredith Wadman

We stand at a moment of tremendous importance in the history of human medicine. biotechnology companies shattered records last November when they finally submitted results to the CDC and FDA for the approval of multiple novel coronavirus vaccines, and the United States is about to roll out the largest and most aggressive mass vaccination campaignContinue reading “‘The Vaccine Race’ by Meredith Wadman”

Wilderness and the American Mind by Roderick Nash (5th Edition)

It took me a while to get through this one, but I’m finally finished and I’m excited to share Roderick Nash’s incredibly influential Wilderness and the American Mind. It’s worth noting that I have complicated feelings about this book, but I stand by recommending it to anyone serious enough to finish this 385-page history ofContinue reading “Wilderness and the American Mind by Roderick Nash (5th Edition)”

Drinking Water: A History by James Salzman

Drinking Water: A History provides an open-minded, wide-view of perhaps the most vital resource in human history. I was extremely excited when I first found this book, and it did NOT disappoint. Over the course of one week, I methodically annotated each of the 258 pages with a complicated personal system of underlines, squiggles, stars,Continue reading “Drinking Water: A History by James Salzman”