Karren Campbell

The author puts part of the book in Siloam Springs

SILOAM SPRINGS – “Not Our Summer”, a new book by author Casie Bazay takes place partly in the Siloam Springs area. Bazay used Siloam Springs as the home of Becka Cowles, one of the main characters in the book, as well as her grandfather, Eli Walker, whose will states that …

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Novel of the week: The answer to everything

Luke Kennard writes about the middle class, Barney Norris said in The Guardian: “the flat whites, homeownership, the therapists, the teachers.” His first novel, The transition, was a satire on Britain’s housing crisis. In her second, Emily and Steven, a couple with two young sons, are excluded from the London …

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The High Republic “on June 28

Lucasfilm Publishing is set to unveil the next wave of adventures in the Star wars: The High Republic series and to excite fans, the authors of the multi-year initiative get together virtually with fans. Barnes & Noble will host the free event on June 28. What is happening: With more …

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New Liquid Crystal Metals Offer Electric Zoom

Researchers at Cornell’s School of Applied and Engineering Physics and Samsung’s Advanced Institute of Technology have created a one-of-a-kind metallic lens, a metamaterial lens, which can be focused using tension instead of mechanically move its components. The proof of concept opens the door to a range of compact varifocal lenses …

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Jewish Doctors in Medieval Islam – Book Review

Jewish doctors in medieval Islam An innovative work penetrates fascinating interactions to reveal a new color • KENNETH COLLINS This new publication has been in the works for many years and marks the completion of a monumental study of Jewish physicians and the remedies they used in the medieval Islamic …

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