The Sirens of Mars by Sarah Stewart Johnson | Book Review

Sarah Stewart Johnson, in her book The Sirens of Mars, recounts her experience as a planetary scientist traveling to largely uninhabitable parts on Earth to better understand the challenge of exploring Mars. But while that alone makes for scintillating content, the focus of her book is on chronicling the studies that have yielded the information…

Caste by Isabel Wilkerson | Book Review

Isabel Wilkerson’s new release, Caste, is a textbook on racial inequality and the resulting social strata in which it persists in modern day United States. In this sweeping epic, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of The Warmth of Other Suns describes the centuries-old hierarchy, investigates its origins and discusses how it is manifested in our…