worth hearing • an NPR review : Chasing Copernicus: ‘The Book Nobody Read’ Was One of the Greatest Scientific Works Really Ignored? by Robert Siegel
Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle by Dervla Murphy
This is quite great and very creepy, Dervla did the trip in 1963 and traveled through Iraq and Afghanistan and her observations are dripping with deja vu. Nothing really changes.