The Seductive Lie of the Literature of Creativity

The literature of creativity describes the heroic pathways of discovery and invention. You know the stories: The post-it note and Swiffer to the music of Dylan and the art of Monet. These creations form the heart of gripping non-fiction accounts that provide a narrative around the individual achievements and miraculous inspirations that have delivered disruptive new ideas and technologies….

A Reading List for 2016

I read some great books in 2015, both fiction and non-fiction. My highlights include: David Graeber’s Utopia of Rules, Julia Blackburn’s Threads: The delicate life of John Craske and Neal Stephenson’s Seveneves But, I always have a long list of books I want to read; my reading to-do list. So, I thought I would begin to…