"A solid read. I went in agreeing with him, for the most part, having read Rebecca Solnit's 'A Paradise Built in Hell,' which....has its critics regarding her portrayal of Hurricane Katrina.
I appreciated this general critique of Things We've B..."
It's a belief that unites the left and right, psychologists and philosophers, writers and historians. It drives the headlines that surround us and the laws that touch our lives. From Machiavelli to Hobbes, Freud to Dawkins, the roots of this...
This is "the Word" -- one man's word, certainly -- about the art (and artifice) of the state of our computer-centric existence. And considering that the "one man" is Neal Stephenson, "the hacker Hemingway" (Newsweek) -- acclaimed novelist,...
"Involved, impassioned verbal spews directed at clearly unwilling/uninterested passersby do not dialogue make. Distressingly like my weekly work team meetings. BUT, I promised a friend I'd watch it, so I paid bills and balanced my checkbook while..."