NPR did a segment on how “literary” authors are using climate change as a plot hook: So Hot Right Now: Has Climate Change Created A New Literary Genre?”.
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Henry Gee comments in the Guardian about the other kind of hobbits, featuring orc reproductive biology: “Hobbits and hypotheses”.
Are narrative stories the glue that holds society together? That’s the thesis of literature professor Jonathan Gottschall, who has written for the Boston Glo...
Nero Wolfe, in Fer-de-Lance:
I like this quote from Neil Stephenson, in his work, “In the beginning was the command line.”
Writer-historian John Dos Passos, in the Paris Review, interviewed in 1968, referring to the academic treatment of modern literature:
Carl Zimmer yesterday had a NY Times article about some new genetic work on butterflies – the interesting thing was that the work vindicated a scenario for N...
Thanks to a reader: Seed interviewed Ben Fry, maker of a new software tool that visualizes the changes through six editions of The Origin of Species.
R. Ford Denison: