Monthly Archives: June 2014

Book spine poetry: The World Without Us

Inspired by the work of Stan Carey at Sentence First, I decided to try my hand at book spine poetry. Here’s my first attempt. The World Without Us People of the earth, lonely hearts of the cosmos, Muddling through the firmament of time, All the days and nights: Choosing reality. What went wrong? Thanks to the authors: Alan… Read More »

Of rocks and humans

If you love science, history, and words, it’s not every day that you find a book that addresses all of those interests, and it’s even rarer to find one that’s also engagingly written and great fun to read. I was lucky enough to have just such a book recommended to me recently: The Mountains of Saint Francis: Discovering… Read More »