Monthly Archives: May 2011

Briefly Noted: Hemingway & Greene

The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway Scribner, 2003 (/1926). 251 pages. I have a thing for long sentences (e.g.). That’s one reason I love authors like Dickens who without hesitation throw around sentences like, “As to Merrylegs, that respectable … Continue reading

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The Magician’s Book, by Laura Miller

The Magician’s Book: A Skeptic’s Adventures in Narnia, by Laura Miller Little, Brown and Company, 2008. 320 pages. Narnia is shrouded in darkness. The harsh King Miraz, uncle to the throne’s heir, Prince Caspian, rules the land, and has made … Continue reading

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Grammar!

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Quote of the Day: Quantam Mechanics

“If classical mechanics is George Eliot, quantam mechanics is Kafka.” from Rivka Galchen’s New Yorker report, “Dream Machine”. I’m no math or science whiz, and was comforted by the preceding sentence: “Confess your confusion about quantam mechanics to a physicist … Continue reading

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