Alan Lightman is a wonderful teacher, and his latest collection of essays, Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine was an enlightening and charming read. Check out my latest book review, up on NIP.
Along my youth, in the brief Wisconsin summers of my hometown, I use to creep from my bed and go sit on my family’s back porch roof and look at stars. I could never sleep. The night was an electric zap that would shock me to life. I’d pray to the moon, who I sometimes […]