Welcome to The Poetics of Science!

Sergei Lobanov-Rostovsky
September 19, 2016
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Can science writing be a literary art? Here at KR, we obviously think so, and we have created a special issue—The Poetics of Science—to demonstrate the many ways in which science shapes and is shaped by the literary imagination. In…

Falling Asleep While Reading

Aaron Gilbreath
September 19, 2016
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The greatest enemy of print publishing might not be digital media or the widespread expectation that reading material be free. It might be the human body. A lot of people can’t stay awake while reading, including myself. While it feels…

The Victor Dog

Dora Malech
September 14, 2016
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My husband recently inherited an old Victrola from his maternal grandparents. It’s perfectly maintained; lift the lid and wind the crank and drop the needle on one of the thick records from a yellowed paper sleeve and out come the songs and…

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