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Sarah Everts

Ottawa-based professor Sarah Everts discusses her book, The Joy of Sweat. The sultry summertime brings Everts as your guide to “a taboo-busting romp through the shame, stink, and strange science of sweating.” Sponsored by UAMS Department of Medical Humanities & Bioethics and Department of Dermatology.

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About The Joy of Sweat: The Strange Science of Perspiration

Sweating may be one of our weirdest biological functions,

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Shugri Said Salh

Shugri Said Salh discusses her book, The Last Nomad: Coming of Age in the Somali Desert. Another hot one, this memoir provides a “fascinating look at a disappearing culture” and has been called “brilliant and riveting.”

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About The Last Nomad

“I am the last nomad. My ancestors traveled the East African desert in search of grazing land for their livestock,

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Charles Yu

Charles Yu is the author four novels, including Interior Chinatown, which won the 2020 National Book Award for fiction. The book is a satirical novel about race, pop culture, immigration, assimilation, and escaping the roles we are forced to play. Author Emily St. John Mandel calls it “…wrenching, hilarious, sharp, surreal, and above all, original.”

His novel How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe was a New York Times Notable Book and a Time magazine best book of the year.

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