Sarah Yates is a thirty-something history teacher, divorced, disillusioned and desperate to have more excitement in her life. Then one evening the doorbell rings and the handsome and mysterious John Needler brings more excitement than Sarah could ever have imagined. John wants Sarah to go back in time trying to make sure people find their happy endings. The question is, will she ever be able to find hers?
"Sad romantic drivel in an otherwise fun story."
Healthcare has become extraordinarily complex — the balance of quality against cost, and of technology against humanity, are placing ever-increasing demands on clinicians. These challenges require extraordinary leaders. Doctors were once viewed as ill-prepared for leadership roles because their selection and training led them to become “heroic lone healers.” But this is changing.
When love begins with a lie, where will it end? Tristan Ainsworth has returned to the village where he grew up in a desperate attempt to make his wife happy. Karen Ainsworth daren't reveal her true feelings, she knows her husband can’t put up with her moods much longer. Surely the past can’t hurt her now? As a tide of blackmail heads their way, Karen and Tristan face a difficult question. Is their love strong enough to face the truth when it might cost them everything?
"Native Son", by George Packer; "Cyclotron's Last Stand", by Kate Linthicum; "Too Dumb to Fail", by James Surowiecki; "Pomegranate Princess", by Amanda Fortini; "Great Experiment", by Jeffrey Eugenides; and "The Horror", by Louis Menand.