National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward has stared down truth and rendered it on the page with poignance and precision before. But for her third novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing, Ward forged a fresh set of writing tools—historical research, multiple first-person points of view, and a touch of the supernatural—to grapple with the legacy wounds of American racism.
Urgent and ...
Five hundred-odd years ago, in the time of Leonardo da Vinci, a scientist—a term then unknown—was a person of many parts, someone who might work in fields ranging from chemistry to botany, astronomy to metallurgy, to divine the hidden order of the universe.
Even as recently as the early Victorian idea, writes British science historian Peter Watson in his new ...
BOOK REPORT for Nightfall by Jake Halpern and Peter Kujawinski
Cover Story: Are We Out of the Woods Yet?
BFF Charm: Bertie Bott's Every Flavor
Swoonworthy Scale: 0
Talky Talk: Descriptive
Bonus Factor: LEGO Batman
Ambivalent Factor: World Building
Relationship Status: It's Not You, It's Me
Cover Story: Are We Out of the Woods ...