Saturday, November 01, 2008

What is Jonathan Weiner reading?

The current featured contributor to Writers Read: Jonathan Weiner, author of The Beak of the Finch, winner of both the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Science; Time, Love, Memory, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction, and finalist for the Aventis Science Prize; and His Brother's Keeper, finalist for Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He has written for the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the New Republic, and many other newspapers and magazines. While working on His Brother's Keeper, he was writer-in-residence at Rockefeller University.

Now he teaches science writing at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

From his entry:
Auden's poems, Shakespeare's sonnets, Solomon's Proverbs. [read on]
Visit Jonathan Weiner's website.

Writers Read: Jonathan Weiner.

--Marshal Zeringue