The Portable Curmudgeon is a book of vignettes held together by the slightest of threads
Umberto Eco’s ‘How to travel with a Salmon’ and other essays show a different side of him – well, to most of us.
Oliver Sacks’ “An Anthropologist on Mars” handles a terrifying subject matter in a way that is nothing but fascinating.
Are all interpretations created equal? Some would say so, and some would test the idea further.
In the last days of his life Christopher Hitchens bravely attempted to chronicle his battle with cancer, up until he no longer could.