Every so often in this unusual and uneven book, a phrase or a scene makes a sudden unexpected connection between past and present, like the spark when an electric current flashes across a gap betwe
“Horse enthusiasts regularly experience the ways in which horses uplift and save us, giving meaning and peace . . .”
“A reader who is a fan of mathematics (and of this series) may want to take two passes through The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013, the first for wonder and delight, the second sl
“Simon Doonan seems to be living in a world of yesterday when it comes to gay consciousness, gay accomplishments, and human (gay and non-gay) rights to the point that, when he mentions arti
“This is a book that strives to be inclusive but comes off as solidly elitist.”
“Best American Sports Writing is a showcase for great writing and perceptive, under-the-radar stories about athletes and adventurers, the stench of a ‘bitches and ho’s’ sports culture run a
“As a whole, On Bicycles is the kind of essay collection that any major urban public library should own.