David Kaiser’s upcoming book contends that a group of hippie physicists helped launch a new field.
Sherry Turkle’s new book Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other reveals that we’re so busy communicating that we neglect each other.
Prof. Penny Chisholm co-writes a children’s book that explains how the Sun creates life on Earth.
Prof. Alan Lightman’s latest novel focuses on the natural vs. the supernatural.
Elizabeth Cox, a teacher of creative writing at MIT and the author of five books, has garnered an armful of honors.
Ed Keyes, president of MIT’s Science Fiction Society, says: “Maybe there are aliens. Who knows? The more you read, the more you realize you know nearly nothing at all.”
At 27, Junot Diaz wrote his first book, Drown, a literary smash. Now, Diaz is an MIT associate professor teaching creative writing and immigrant literature.
Literature Prof. Peter Donaldson has developed an online archive of prints and photographs that’s bringing Shakespeare to life.
Senior Danny Fein, who recently published his first novel, “Shattered Alliances,” is now writing a sequel.