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S.G. Streshinsky

S.G. Streshinsky
S.G. Streshinsky is a journalist and novelist who, in a career that spans 40 years, has been widely published in the U.S. and abroad. Since the early 1970s, her articles have been published in such magazines as Redbook, Glamour, American Heritage, and TheAmerican Scholar. She is the author of four historical novels and two works of nonfiction, including a biography of John J. Audubon. Her travel essays have been a feature of National Public Radio. She is the recipient of the Society of Magazine Writer’s Award for Excellence; the National Council for the Advancement of Education Writing award; she was cited by The Educational Press Association of America for “superlative achievement in features.”

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How Norman Borlaug Went With the Grain

“Our Daily Bread: The Essential Norman Borlaug” is a multivolume biography that chronicles the microbiologist and his Nobel Prize-winning work to thwart starvation.

 

A Perennial Epicenter, Now for Same-Sex Marriage

San Francisco City Hall embodies the thrill of wedded bliss while it endures the fallout over Prop. 8

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Sufferers of Social Anxiety Disorder, Your Friends Like You

The first study of friends' perceptions suggest they know something's off with their pals but like them just the same.

Standing Up for My Group by Kicking Yours

Members of a minority ethnic group are less likely to express support for gay equality if they believe their own group suffers from discrimination.

How Old Brains Learn New Tricks

A new study shows that the neural plasticity needed for learning doesn't vanish as we age—it just moves.

Ethnic Diversity Deflates Market Bubbles

But it's not in the rainbow and sing-along way you'd hope for. We just don't trust outsiders' judgments.

Online Brain Exercises Are Probably Useless

Even under the guidance of a specialist trainer, computer-based brain exercises have only modest benefits, a new analysis shows.

The Big One

One company, Comcast, will control up to 40 percent of Internet service coverage in the U.S., and 19 of the top 20 cable markets, if a proposed merger with Time Warner Cable is approved by regulators. November/December 2014

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