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3 for Thursday: 3 Takeaways from Pew’s Poll on Religion in the 114th Congress

You might be wondering what the religion makeup is of the 114th Congress is. Pew has the numbers. Spoiler alert: it's mostly Christian.

Tracking a Decade of Reading: What I’ve Learned

In January 2005, on a whim, I created a spreadsheet with four simple columns: Title, Author, Genre, Month Read. I wasn’t sure I’d keep up with this record, but it seemed worthwhile and was simple to maintain, evolving as I added columns to track other details and eventually migrating the whole thing from Excel

What Ails the Curmudgeonly Professor?: A Review of Dear Committee Members

"Dear Committee Members" is an epistolary novel which tells a story that’s only possible because of the painful reality of academic life.

Vulnerable and Dangerous: A Review of On Immunity

On Immunity is as much for people who don’t understand parents who choose not to vaccinate a child as it is for parents who are not vaccinating their kids.
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