A Body’s Just as Dead, by Cathy Adams, entertains us, enlightens us, moves us. It is a fine novel and a joy to read.Rights and Wrongs: A book review of A Body’s Just as Dead, a novel by Cathy Adams

At the current dismal juncture of US social and political history, it is dismaying to witness the ignorance and prejudice, the violence and demagoguery, the greed and stupidity worn as a badge of honour by so many politicians and their supporters. Whence comes their rejection of truth, science and rationality? Why such disdain for intelligence, compassion and empathy? Why the obsession with guns?

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