Three Sharply Observed Books Showcase the Enduring Appeal of Memoirs About Dealing With Disease

Three new books about affliction — Fred D’Aguiar’s “Year of Plagues,” Jan Grue’s “I Live a Life Like Yours” and James Tate Hill’s “Blind Man’s Bluff” — have a lot to say about desire, pain, depression and many other topics.

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NIH Director Does Not ‘Understand’ DeSantis Refusing to Mandate Masks on Children

Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), said he does not “understand” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R) refusal to force children to wear masks in school, contending mask mandates are “not quite the huge challenge [or] burden that sometimes it’s being portrayed.”

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