Dateline: University City, Missouri
James K. Bashkin is a chemistry researcher and professor who has worked in both academia and industry, and who currently works on prevention of cervical cancer. An avid reader, amateur musician and photographer and relatively recent blogger, Bashkin writes about a variety of subjects including fiction, crime fiction and the environment, with music, photography and cinema on the list of subjects to explore.
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