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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

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Politicians Really Aren’t Better Decision Makers

Politicians took part in a classic choice experiment but failed to do better than the rest of us.

Earliest High-Altitude Settlements Found in Peru

Discovery suggests humans adapted to high altitude faster than previously thought.

My Politicians Are Better Looking Than Yours

A new study finds we judge the cover by the book—or at least the party.

That Cigarette Would Make a Great Water Filter

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Love and Hate in Israel and Palestine

Psychologists find that parties to a conflict think they're motivated by love while their enemies are motivated by hate.

The Big One

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