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A New Look for the Website Those of you who follow this blog occasionally will have already noticed that the website has a new look. In fact, while the content remains unchanged, only three graphic elements from the original website are still present: my portrait photo, the graphic of the book cover for Vanessa’s Curve […]

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Looking Backward and Forward

Update, July 14, 2013: My review of Pippa Goldschmidt’s recently published novel, The Falling Sky, just went live this morning: see lablit.com/article/783. (See also a guest review by Hank Kastner.) It’s one of three great novels about science that I’ve read in the last month. Goldschmidt’s is particularly interesting because it’s another illustration of how […]

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The Novelist as a Scientist of the Mind

In his novel Thinks…, David Lodge uses the technique of having more than one first-person narrators.  However, I’m more interested in the first-person narration technique itself and what it tells us about our inner lives.  Thus, his protagonists are a novelist, whose work involves imagining the private thoughts and feelings of her characters (as opposed […]

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February and March Madness

Today I’m starting a new category of posts called “News.” They will focus on personal developments in my life that relate in some way to my blog on fiction about science. I’m writing this first news post because I haven’t been keeping up with a promise I made earlier to put up a post every […]

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