A memoir of science and activism, Alice Dreger's important book taught me more than it wanted to.
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.