It’s a Long Way to Ginestlay: A Review of Lion by Saroo Brierley (previously published as A Long Way Home: A Memoir)

I first remember hearing about Saroo Brierley’s unlikely story about three years ago, when some friend or another posted something that came up in my Facebook feed. I listened to … Read More

The Unexamined Mind: A Review of Sam Harris’s Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion

While I have enjoyed Sam Harris’s work both in his writing and in his debates, I’ve found him over recent years to have become guilty of both entrenchment and retrenchment: … Read More

Geek Literacy: A Review of Luke Skywalker Can’t Read and Other Geeky Truths by Ryan Britt

I really enjoyed this book. Luke Skywalker Can’t Read and Other Geeky Truths is the first tome from former Tor.com staff writer (and still occasional reviewer) Ryan Britt, a dyed-in-the-wool … Read More