Category: Reviews

Book Review: The French Mathematician

Tom Petsinis’ The French Mathematician (Walker & Co, 1998) is a biographical novel showing the fateful journey of the gifted, 19th-century French mathematics genius Evariste Galois in his voice. The young mathematics student narrates the events, and his circumstances, leading…

The Denial of Death

Once in a while you come across a book that has a complete worldview, or let me call it lifeview, of a subject that otherwise sounds unfathomable. Ernest Becker’s The Denial of Death (The Free Press, 1973) is one such…

The Life of Adam (2015)

A follow-up to his 2014 documentary We Need to Talk About Sandy Hook, writer and director Peter Klein’s The Life of Adam (2015) scrutinizes the person, or character, called Adam Lanza – the alleged shooter in the Sandy Hook incident/story.…

Book Review: The Mind’s Sky

Raising interesting questions out of prevailing scientific research and in relevance to human history and culture isn’t a skill every science writer exhibits; but Tim Ferris surely does. His book The Mind’s Sky: Human Intelligence in a Cosmic Context (Bantam…

My Hibachi Grill Adventure

by Ann Harrison On March 17, 2016, my mother and I, along with some of the ladies from our church had a fun and tasty dining experience at Hibachi Grill, located behind the Krystal Restaurant in Cordele Georgia. This outing…