A Little History of Science

 In this entertaining survey of millennia of scientific progress, William Bynum humanizes the men and women involved in the glorious pursuit of knowledge. From the unheralded inventor of writing straight down to Einstein, a roll call of curious and probing minds to inspire any reader.


July 23: Jessica Mitford died on this day in 1996.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.