It is encouraging to me that someone else came to the same basic conclusion as I did following my observation of a total solar eclipse in India in 1995.
There’s an inviting coziness about this time of year, perfect for shutting the computer down, putting the accursed iPhone away, and retreating to the beauty of printed pages.
We will announce this year’s winner, as always, in time for February 12, Darwin’s birthday, celebrated here as Academic Freedom Day.
If you examine your cable TV schedule, as I’ve just done, you’ll see that at night the Cartoon Network takes on a more adult-oriented identity, called Adult Swim (or “[adult swim]”).
Obviously the book is an allegory for the perennial debate about our own origins.