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Scott McLemee reviews Shawna Malvini Redden’s 101 Pat-Downs: An Undercover Look at Airport Security and the TSA.

Human Conditions, Early and Otherwise

Scott McLemee reviews fall 2021 books on human origins and development.

Notes From the Underground

Scott McLemee reviews The Man Who Lived Underground: A Novel by Richard Wright.

Exiting the Echo Chamber

Scott McLemee reviews Breaking the Social Media Prism: How to Make Our Platforms Less Polarizing by Chris Bail.

Following the Traces

Scott McLemee highlights some of the noteworthy books coming out in the first half of 2021.

Averting Catastrophe, or Not

Scott McLemee reviews Averting Catastrophe: Decision Theory for COVID-19, Climate Change, and Potential Disasters of All Kinds, by Cass R. Sunstein.

The Purposelessness Driven Life

Scott McLemee reviews Tom Lutz's Aimlessness.

Lost in Space

Scott McLemee reviews From Here to There: The Art and Science of Finding and Losing Our Way by Michael Bond.