David Gerfast and his family are fighting cancer with an old-fashioned ship captain's bell and high-tech proton beam radiation.
When Steve Almond came in to talk about some great summer reads that were also beautifully written, a couple of the books on his list were also featured on our show: Elizabeth Gilbert’s “The Signature of All Things” and Jess Walter’s “Beautiful Ruins.”
That reminded me that there were other good reads that we featured over the past year that you might have missed, and now that summer’s here, you might want to check them out. Here are some suggestions:
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.