Changing public attitudes have led to a decline in U.S. soda sales. But health expert Marion Nestle believes many people still consume unhealthy amounts of sugary drinks. She argues beverage companies are spending millions on research that misleads consumers.
The reclusive Emily Dickinson sent letters and poems to a Massachusetts writer and abolitionist for more than thirty years. After her death, he played a key role in revealing Dickinsonâ��s poetic genius to the world. The story and legacy of their unlikely and enduring friendship.
- Brenda Wineapple is the author of "Genet," "Sister Brother," and "Hawthorne. Her essays appear in many publications, including "The New York Times Book Review" and "The Nation."
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