A stack of books.

On Translations of Classics

I recently found myself in a rather long conversation with my daughter about translations. Last week she was working on reading the second part of…

Ender's Game book cover.

Ender, how did I miss you?

Last week I decided I was going to get around to watching Ender’s Game. Which meant I had to read the book first because I…

A screen with a lot of chart data from a seti monitor.

Why the Aliens don’t write back

For what seems to be ages we’ve been pinging the universe with our proverbial text message to any aliens listening. “Come to dinner! Get to…

Strange extrovert questions

I was browsing through the first chapter of a new book this morning and I came upon another one of those grand examples of extroverts…

Where the time Goes

I suppose I always thought of myself as a ‘book-a-day’ reader, but it appears I’ve been misleading myself! Since I’ve been keeping track of it…

54 Books in the First Quarter

To those who know me, it’s probably little surprise that I read a lot of books. I decided to start trying to share which books…

If more people read Jefferson

My middle school aged daughter recently remarked to me that they way our government talks sounds a lot like what she is reading about how…