It’s hard to move away from CHARLES AND EMMA. And why should I? Because I have to write something else or certain people in my life are going to get very cranky. My agent. My husband. My kids. And me. I do feel much happier when I’m writing, but it’s so hard to stay focused when you have a new baby–I mean book–out in the world. So a few more things about CHARLES AND EMMA. Robert Krulwich sent out a couple of podcasts. One is a Radiolab podcast that is a Darwin’s birthday extravaganza and quite a lot of fun. Robert gave me even more time to talk about my beloved Darwins.… Read more
Happy 200th Birthday, Charles Darwin! (Lincoln who? Just kidding…) Robert Krulwich did a story using me on Morning Edition today, and I think it turned out great. Here’s the link:
I taped more than an hour of conversation with him, and he did a great job of editing it down (oh and he interviewed two other people, too). The thing about this book is that I can talk about it endlessly because it is truly a book from my heart. It really so much represents what I’m all about: people, relationships, family, and the intersection of science and religion (given who my husband is).… Read more
So my op-ed is being reprinted in newspapers and posted all over the place on the web, which is a good, good thing. Here’s the initial piece.
What I really hope it does (O.K. other than sell copies of CHARLES AND EMMA)is get people on each side of the religion/science debate to TALK TO EACH OTHER, and turn it from a debate into a conversation.… Read more