Nobel Prize-winning physicist Michael Beard is fast approaching 60, a mere shell of the academic titan he once was. While his fifth marriage falls apart, Michael suddenly finds himself with an unexpected opportunity to reinvigorate his career and possibly save humankind from the growing threat of global warming.… (more)
"It gives him great pleasure, makes Rabbit feel right, to contemplate the world's wastings, to know the earth is mortal too."
Rabbit is Rich, John Updike
To Polly Bide 1949-2003
He belonged to that class of men - vaguely unprepossessing, often bald, short, fat, clever - who were unaccountably attractive to certain beautiful women.
Information from the Spanish Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
La Edad de Piedra no terminó a causa de la escasez de piedras.
As Beard rose to greet her he felt in his heart an unfamiliar, pleasantly swelling sensation, but he doubted as he opened his arms to her that anyone would ever believe him now if he tried to pass it off as love.