'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
In recent decades, the U.S. publishing industry has unleashed a tidal wave of books about creativity in science and business, and almost all of them have been like fake Viagra: The more the subject is discussed, explored and celebrated, the less impressive are the results in the real world.
What this deft little book kind of reminds me of is the old PBS series "Connections" (since revived, I understand, without my having noticed). In "Connections," the historian of science James Burke highlights a technological development that gave us the modern world.