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Patricia Yarberry Allen: Memories of That Morning

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
September 11, 2001 I had just finished my first case of the day in the gynecology operating suite at New York Presbyterian Hospital. My patient had been transferred to the recovery room nurse, and I sat by her bed to write my notes. Then I was paged to the phone. It was Mommie, from her home in Columbia, Ky. She…
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Survival and More: Mary Jo Buttafuoco

By Chris Lombardi
For many of us, the name Mary Jo Buttafuoco brings on a swirl of uncertain memories, a tangle of tabloid headlines from the 1990s and a jumble of questions we’d half-forgotten. This summer that swirl can cease with her book Getting It Through My Thick Skull: Why I Stayed, What I Learned and What Millions of People Involved with Sociopaths…
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Long Weekend Special: An Interview with Ginnah Howard, Part One

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
Las t month, we saluted Ginnah Howard when her novel Night Navigation was featured in The New York Times Book Review. Now we have the opportunity to salute Ms. Howard again — and to thank her for responding in such length to questions about her novel and herslef. What came back will be shared here over the next four days…
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