Corpses of the Future by Lynn Crosbie

7/10 This book is a collection of poems penned by Lynn Crosbie as a reflection upon her father's frontotemporal dementia and blindness, following a stroke. The poems are in chronological order, much as they were in Overcast Mind, but in this case I felt that this strategy was more effective, since Crosbie is telling a story using poetry, …

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Wait, What? And Life’s Other Essential Questions by James E. Ryan

7/10 Based on a commencement address that went viral, Ryan (Dean of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education) has expanded upon his thoughts about the art of asking (and maybe answering) good questions. And the questions are good ones; they seem superfluous at first glance, but Ryan makes his case well about why each is …