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Volume 91 | Number 2 | March-April 2003


Deconstructing Harry

Carol Tavris

In her biography of psychologist Harry Harlow, Love at Goon Park, Deborah Blum finds much to admire in a difficult man.

At the Zoo

Harriet Ritvo

A great deal of fascinating information about the history of American zoos can be found in Elizabeth Hanson's Animal Attractions.

John Who?

Diana Buchwald

True Genius, by Lillian Hoddeson and Vicki Daitch, recounts with empathy and enthusiasm the rich and varied career of two-time Nobel Prize-winner John Bardeen.

Really Useful, Sex in Advertising, and more . . .

Really Useful, Sex in Advertising, and more . . .


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