Thursday, November 08, 2018

In case you wondered …

… What Are the Most Influential Books Written by Scholars in the Last 20 Years?: Leading Academics Pick "The New Canon" | Open Culture. (Hat tip, Rus Bowden.)

The choice of Pinker's book makes one wonder. Worse, just because a book is influential doesn't mean it's any good.

A book that ought to be influential is E. Kirsten Peters's The Whole Story of ClimateHere's a HuffPost review of it. And here's something I wrote about it.

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