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Book review: The Dragon Behind the Glass, by Emily Voigt

Once upon a time I had wanted to find out why a pet fish was so irresistible that people smuggled it into the United States, risking their very liberty.

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Walruses, Turtles, and Alice B. Toklas

“The time has come,’ the Walrus said, To talk of many things: Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax — Of cabbages — and kings — And why the sea is boiling hot — And whether pigs have wings.” My column fodder file occasionally overflows, so today we’ll explore the world of science, and our borough library stands ready. 654 more words