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I know I’m not alone in saying–despite my father’s insistence that I wouldn’t be able to hold a job without it–I have not used trigonometry once in my life. There are a lot of people for whom this simply was not true, but in my field this simply did not happen. On the other hand, … Read more

“Schrödinger at Oxford” by Sir David Clary FRS

Cover photo, Schrödinger in Oxford Image source: World Scientific There have been many successful biographies of Erwin Schrödinger, the Nobel Prize-winning scientist who made impressive contributions to quantum physics, chemistry, electrodynamics, molecular biology, and color theory. Schrödinger in Oxford He differs from the others in focusing at least initially on Schrödinger’s years at Oxford, where … Read more

Randy Blyth of LAMB OF GOD says writing a book is more ‘nervous’ than making an album.

In a new interview with full metal jackienationally syndicated radio programme, Lamb of God confrontation leader Randy Blyth2015 memoirs, “Dark Days: A Memoir”, who focused on his ordeal in a Czech Republic prison and subsequent acquittal, was asked how writing prose was different from writing song lyrics. Answered (as written by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “Well, they’re two … Read more

How her books ended up in the Nashville Public Library

The Nashville Public Library will host a conversation on Tuesday with Judge Martha Craig Doughty. The event takes place at 11:30 a.m. Submission is free. RSVP at kjohnson@mpf.com You know Susan B. Anthony, right? You might have thought, Oh yeah, the first female face to appear on an American coin! Well, that’s right, although its … Read more

Review: “Island” by Karen Jennings

Island, by Karen Jennings That might not be a sure thing, but it’s a good bet: if you write a work of fiction that ignores an arc or a happy ending, and you happen to be a woman too, sooner or later you’ll be asked the next question no different than being asked to smile … Read more