The Calculus Diaries

What's calculus good for? How about losing weight, winning in Vegas, and surviving a zombie apocalypse. With wit, insight, and stories, Jennifer Ouellete, a reformed English major, shows us how.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

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