Rita Dove's poetry career has spanned more than forty years. During that time she won a Pulitzer Prize and became the first African-American poet laureate of the United States. Now she's released a new edition of collected works. Rita Dove on a life lived in verse.
The best-selling author and historian examines the myth and reality behind the mother of modern science. Barbara Goldsmith offers a new look at Marie Curie’s life within and beyond the laboratory, as she battled social and personal demons to gain her place in the history of both gender and science.
- Barbara Goldsmith author of "The Straw Man," "Little Gloria ... Happy at Last," "Johnson v. Johnson," and "Other Powers: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull."
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