Book of Numbers

BOOK BY JOSHUA COHEN RANDOM HOUSE, 2015 580 PP.; $28.00 Midway through Joshua Cohen’s latest novel, Book of Numbers, a man unsuccessfully searches online to find the object of his affection: an abaya-wearing woman with... Read More

The Evolution of Everything and Ultrasociety

THE EVOLUTION OF EVERYTHING BOOK BY MATT RIDLEY HARPER, 2015 368 PP.; $28.99 ULTRASOCIETY BOOK BY PETER TURCHIN BERESTA BOOKS, 2015 272 PP.; $18.95 Charles Darwin, Richard Dawkins, and their followers have given us a... Read More

Humanism in Literature: Ten Authors to Read

In his essay, “Humanist Literature in Perspective,” Dr. Arthur Dobrin, professor emeritus at Hofstra University and leader emeritus of the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island, writes, ‘Humanist literature’ is an ambiguous term. Does it... Read More