And finally, Lewis Thomas, the gentle poet of science, thinking back on the creation of his Lives of a Cell, delivers a coda of learnedly baroque meditation on time and cellular memory, so much contrapuntal cytology to Morrison's site-ology--natural philosophy at its best.
An admirable idea for a book, filled with admirable ideas. It both salvages individual precious gems these essays were originally presented as a series of lectures at the New York Public Library , and also brings us closer to the work of the memoirists themselves. There was a problem adding your email address.
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Categories of Interest: Select All. Current Affairs. This was a deeply enjoyable book, obviously recommended for anyone struggling with the writing of memoir, but actually it should be appealing to general readers, too, especially those impressed by the work of Dillard, Morrison, et al. Perfectly pleasant reading. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account. You are commenting using your Twitter account.
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