Remembering Someone By The Books They Leave Behind. We so define ourselves by what we read; the thoughts that burrow into our brains and cause our synapses to snap flow so often from the reading we curate for ourselves; and we display ourselves (and perhaps our erudition?) through the books we display. A lovely piece about a man who goes in search of his late sister through the books she left behind.
The books we should be reading this summer?
Something that has long been something I have advocated, making publicly-funded science free to read online. Finally the EU might be doing something about it. Will David Cameron do it quicker? Not unless we apply pressure.