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  • "Imperfect Birds" by Anne Lamott

    "Imperfect Birds" by Anne Lamott
    "Imperfect Birds"
  • "Father of the Rain: A Novel" by Lily King

    "Father of the Rain: A Novel" by Lily King
    "Father of the Rain: A Novel" By Lily King Atlantic, 360 pp., $24.00 Lily King won a well-deserved raft of honors, including the prestigious Whiting Writer’s Award, for her first two novels, “The Pleasing Hour” and “The English...

    Harley Garbani dies at 88; fossil hunter unearthed significant dinosaur finds

    Harley Garbani dies at 88; fossil hunter unearthed significant dinosaur finds
    He was a onetime plumber who gained unexpected renown pursuing his lifelong avocation as a fossil hunter who discovered some of the world's most significant dinosaur fossils. From Mexico to Montana, self-taught paleontologist and archaeologist Harley...

    Albert Ghiorso dies at 95; engineer played crucial role in discovery of 12 elements

    Albert Ghiorso dies at 95; engineer played crucial role in discovery of 12 elements
    Albert Ghiorso, a Berkeley engineer who played a crucial role in the discovery of 12 elements, more than any other scientist, died Dec. 26 at his home near the UC Berkeley campus. He was 95 and died of heart failure after a minor fall near his home. A...

    Salads for wintertime

    Salads for wintertime
    The deeper the snow, the more we daydream about the garden. We reminisce about the tender, sweet lettuces and fresh herbs harvested just before dinnertime. Because the ground is frozen and our salad cravings persist, we adjust the salad bowl to the...