A Little Book I’m Loving: Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman

I don’t usually write book reviews. But. * I’m one of those people who’s drawn to tiny, elegantly crafted things: Bonsai. Vintage handbags. A certain kind of present that comes in a box small enough to fit in your palm. In a perfect world, I’d probably end up in a rowhouse in Georgetown.  I’d populate the narrow […]

Instructions, Tucked Between Two Books in the Public Library: Day Five

This post is part of a series.  To read more, click here. * First things first:  English teachers of the old-school Orthodox variety, gifted literary critics, and serious professors of poetry and the analysis thereof:  for your own sanity, please avert your eyes. Okay then… * A few weeks ago, I had a funny conversation with my […]