George Johnson is a prolific science writer—the author of nine books and hundreds of articles. Continue reading Beyond Energy, Matter, Time and Space
I previously have written a number of columns on love but I have not mentioned a small book I read in my early twenties—and the first book I ever gave to my wife—Erich Fromm’s, The Art of Loving. It begins: Continue reading Summary of Erich Fromm’s, The Art of Loving
“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”
~ Blaise Pascal Continue reading Review of Steve Taylor’s, Back To Sanity
Will Durant Bertrand Russell
Yesterday’s column discussed good writing, mentioning the great prose stylists Will Durant and Bertrand Russell. Continue reading Examples of Great Writing: “The Value of Philosophy”
The two most important books that influenced my writing are Strunk & White’s classic, The Elements of Style, and William Zinsser’s On Writing Well, The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction. Continue reading Why Write?