Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Should we be surprised that the New York Times 2007 100 Notable Books list contains NOT ONE science book? Not really. Patrick Nielsen Hayden sums it up nicely:
You can probably write your own viewing-with-alarm essay about this, complete with obligatory reference to C. P. Snow. All I can say is, what an impoverished mental landscape the people who drew up this list must live in.
Impoverished is the word.