Fiction: The Snakes — Sadie Jones
Fiction: The Last Book Party –– Karen Dukess
Fiction: Fleishman Is In Trouble — Taffy Brodesser-Akner
Science: Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond — Sonia Shah
TV: False Flag — Maria Feldman, Amit Cohen. Hulu
Movie: I Am Not Your Negro — Raoul Peck, James Baldwin. Amazon
Ancient Inspiration: “… [N]o act is honourable that is done by an unwilling agent, that is compulsary. Every honourable act is voluntary.”
— Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Epistle 66. From Epistles, 66-92, Translation by Richard Gummere. Loeb Classical Library.