February 6, 2013 - 3:00am
Didn't Immanuel Velikovsky's ideas go the way of Chariots of the Gods, bell-bottoms, and the pet rock? Scott McLemee looks at a monograph bringing him back into view.
January 30, 2013 - 3:00am
A monograph on superhero comics and nationalism puts Captain America in a geopolitical context. Scott McLemee reports from his fortress of solitude.
January 23, 2013 - 3:00am
Old-fashioned books take up a lot of space -- both on our shelves and in our heads. Scott McLemee grapples with a new volume on reading.
January 16, 2013 - 3:00am
He was a prodigy, a hacker, and a Robin Hood of knowledge. Scott McLemee recalls a friend who died too young.