A review of Galileo's Middle Finger: a flawed book, a fascinating memoir, and an important manual on defense against the Dark Arts.
Annihilation and Three-Body Problem are two novels that focus on scientist characters, but give radically different answers to "what makes a scientist?" One fictional scientist made me frustrated, and the other changed my life.
How to deal with a world gone crazy? Triple book review of One Hundred Years of Solitude, Zoo City, and The Mark and the Void.
Ada Palmer's novel made me study the French enlightenment, sympathize with Trump voters, and write my first book review.