Posts tagged ‘Aviva’s Bookshelf’

The weird, true story behind ‘The People in the Trees’

One of this year’s breakout novels is based on the life of a real scientist.


Woman’s Life: A Pen Picture of Woman’s Functions, Frailties, and Follies

I found a medical book for women from 1879 and it’s amazing.


‘Rewire: Digital Cosmopolitans in the Age of Connection’ [Aviva’s Bookshelf]

Ethan Zuckerman’s new book explains why better technology doesn’t necessarily lead to better communication. The trick, he says, is to “engineer serendipity.”