by: Elaine Scarry
Publisher: pFarrar, Straus and GirouxBook Description
Who was the “young man” William Shakespeare addressed in his sonnets?
That’s the never-ending mystery wide-ranging literary scholar Scarry (Aesthetics and General Theory of Value/Harvard Univ.; Thermonuclear Monarchy: Choosing Be ... more
by: Siri Hustvedt
Publisher: pSimon & SchusterBook Description
What are we? That question informs the author’s fertile inquiry into mind, brain, and imagination.
Taking the perspective of “a perpetual outsider who looks in on several disciplines,” Hustvedt (Psychiatry/Weill Medical School; ... more