Book Reviews: Chabon on Men, Crawford on Work

Time for one of my favorite things to do: briefly review books.  It’s tough to do this in the midst of the academic semester.  I’ve got two critically acclaimed bestsellers for you today, each of which I review in summary fashion. First up is Michael Chabon’s very recent Manhood for Amateurs (HarperCollins, 2009).  Chabon is [Read More...]

Shopwork in a World of Cubicles

Found a great article called “The Case for Working with Your Hands” from the NYT magazine (Photo by Alec Soth for Magnum Photos).  The author, Matthew Crawford, attained a PhD in political philosophy from the University of Chicago and went to work at a K Street thinktank in DC before leaving it to run his own [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X