Book Review: Meet Frances Glessner Lee, the mother of modern forensics, in Bruce Goldfarb’s 18 Tiny Deaths

Born into a wealthy Chicago family in the 1870s, Frances Glessner Lee was supposed to marry well and raise a family. A career was never on the cards. Let alone one that would see her recognised as the mother of modern forensics.

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Booktube Updates!

I posted not one but TWO videos last week – scroll on down to find them! But for now, here’s a few updates!

First of all, I do want to briefly address the protests that are taking place across the world, in response to years of systemic violence and racism towards black people across the US, in particular that perpetrated by the very people supposed to protect them. Australia is no less guilty than America of this, especially when it comes to the Indigenous community, and (doctor’s orders pending) I’ll be attending protests in solidarity this weekend.

In the meantime, I’m diving into a few books to better educate myself, and I’ve made a small donation to Black Lives Matter earlier this week. I’ll be donating to Sisters Inside when my next allowance comes in, and please feel free to share any links in my comments to other places that need our help too – Australian or American or otherwise.

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