What Should I Read Next?: 70 University of Virginia Professors Recommend Readings in History, Politics, Literature, Math, Science, Technology, the Arts, and More

Jessica R. Feldman Robert Stilling September 02, 2019

What Should I Read Next?: 70 University of Virginia Professors Recommend Readings in History, Politics, Literature, Math, Science, Technology, the Arts, and More Jessica R. Feldman Robert Stilling I cannot live without books Thomas JeffersonEven the most well read among us feel gaps in our knowledge Former English majors or art students want to understand the monetary system mathematicians or doctors just want a great novel Travel sections in bookstores are full of authors ready to tell you the hundred places to visit before you die, but what about the best I cannot live without books Thomas JeffersonEven the most well read among us feel gaps in our knowledge Former English majors or art students want to understand the monetary system mathematicians or doctors just want a great novel Travel sections in bookstores are full of authors ready to tell you the hundred places to visit before you die, but what about the best book to read on global warming What Should I Read Next taps seventy University of Virginia professors in an array of fields for suggestions on how to satisfy this nagging intellectual curiosity Each contributor recommends five titles that speak to their area of inquiry, providing both a general introduction and commentary on each selection The results read like a series of personal tutorials Larry Sabato considers how political power is acquired, used, and held onto climatologist Robert E Davis provides a timely navigation of global warming literature and Michael Levenson offers five ways to approach James Joyce s Ulysses Other topics include how computing changes thinking, the life and afterlife of slavery, understanding cities, and ecstatic poetry The entries convey the contributors expertise but also, importantly, the enthusiasm, the original kernels of curiosity, that drew these scholars to their life s work.Designed for the lifelong learner who wants to branch out from his or her own profession or discipline, these explorations of art, science, history, technology, politics, and much offer an inspiring place to start.

What Should I Read Next?: 70 University of Virginia Professors Recommend Readings in History, Politics, Literature, Math, Science, Technology, the Arts, and More Jessica R. Feldman Robert Stilling

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