Published in the Wall Street Journal, Jan. 26, 2016 7:24 p.m. ET Science, Sorcery and Sons Kepler believed in witches. He probably even wondered about the potions his mother brewed. But when she was accused, he came to her aid. More than 300 years after Salem’s famous trials, American popular culture remains preoccupied with the […]
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I am honored to have received such a gorgeously written review by Wendy Smith in The Daily Beast, one that captures exactly what I wanted to accomplish with the book. She starts by praising Eye of the Beholder for being “one of those engaging books that make you smarter without making you suffer,” and ends with […]
Eye of the Beholder has received this delightful review from the Daily Mail in the UK. I love how the author captured the experimental exuberance of the age! A quick autopsy my love, then off to the ball: The eccentric behaviour of Dutch natural scientist Antoni van Leeuwenhoek and painter Johannes Vermeer At 41 van Leeuwenhoek […]
I was delighted to see this terrific (and lengthy) review of Eye of the Beholder in this weekend’s Wall Street Journal. I’m particularly pleased that the author, Jonathan Lopez, mentioned our colleague Walter Liedtke, whose recent tragic death was a blow to us all. And my son loved the reference to Leeuwenhoek as “the shambling, sighing, […]