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Halloween Reading List

Witches, devils, ghouls...and books! This Halloween, explore hauntingly good books from Hopkins Press, including The Secret History of the Jersey Devil and Dead Women Talking and uncover the mysteries and legends of the spookiest time of the year.

The Books "Switching Sides," "The Secret History of the Jersey Devil," "Bizarre Bioethics," and "Dead Women Talking" in a pile of autumn leaves.
Just Lucky
By Paul A. Lombardo I began my book Three Generations, No Imbeciles: Eugenics, the Supreme Court and Buck v. Bell, with an account of my introduction to the Buck case in 1980, when I saw a newspaper story about a lawsuit brought by someone who had been...
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Writing Can Change Health Care
For more than 20 years, the “Narrative Matters” section of the health policy journal Health Affairs has showcased some of the most compelling personal stories in health care. I have edited the section since the fall of 2012, following in the footsteps of Ellen...
Tackling the CRISPR Debate
Perspectives in Biology & Medicine has dedicated its entire Winter 2020 issue to exploring the complex and contentious issue of CRISPR gene editing. In light of the timely nature of the topic, three articles from the issue have been made freely available...
Digging Into New Ethical Issues Around Stem Cells
Discussions concerning the ethical issues related to stem cells have been ongoing for many years, but a special section in the latest issue of Perspectives in Biology and Medicine takes a deep look at some of the newest and most complex issues – including the...
Examining Medical Futility
The journal Perspectives in Biology and Medicine recently published a special issue on decisions involving medical futility. The issue features 21 responses to a paper written by Lawrence J. Schneiderman, Nancy S. Jecker and Albert R. Jonsen. Editor Martha...
Doctors Without Borders in Action
Sociologist Renée C. Fox considers how communications from Médecins San Frontières/Doctors Without Borders keep her connected with the achievements, trials, dreams, and values of medical humanitarian action. She is the author of Doctors Without Borders...