Fall Word of Mouth

Kids’ TV: Carmen Sandiego — Duane Capizzi (Netflix)

Fiction: A Murder of Magpies — Judith Flanders

Non-Fiction: Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup — John Carreyrou

Science: The Ghost Map — Steven Johnson

More Kids’ TV: Beat Bugs — Josh Wakely (Netflix)

Ancient Inspiration:

“If a person gave your body to any stranger he met on his way, you would certainly be angry. And do you feel no shame in handing over your own mind to be confused and mystified by anyone who happens to verbally attack you?”

— Epictetus — Enchiridion 28, translated by Elizabeth Carter

Not-so-Ancient Inspiration: 

“The faith that led Magellan to attempt to circumnavigate the globe in 1519 is why we remember him. But few remember that he was not among the eighteen survivors who completed the journey.”

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