It’s here, and it’s beautiful! Ray Komai: Design for America by Doug Clouse is now live on Amazon. As we announced back in February, on the anniversary of the order allowing for the arrest and imprisonment of Japanese-Americans after the attack on… Read More ›
The Strange Ecology of a Book
I’ll start with some very happy news, which is that BioQuip, an old and much-loved biological supply company, is now selling A Basic Glossary of Invertebrate Zoology. I pitched it to them last year, hoping they would list the book among… Read More ›
Announcing a New Book about Ray Komai, on the 75th Anniversary of Order 9066
Today is the 75th anniversary of the signing by President Franklin Roosevelt of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the wartime relocation of people of Japanese descent away from the American west coast and into inland internment camps. Eventually, over 117,000… Read More ›
Changing Interior Files on CreateSpace
In scientific publishing, once an article is published, it cannot be changed, even if it only appears in electronic format. This makes sense, and I agree that this policy is important for the integrity of scientific communication and credit, as well as… Read More ›
Who Spends A Whole Day Reading A Dictionary?
Imagine my surprise to see that someone read every page of my invertebrate glossary one day via Kindle. That’s great; I sure hope I helped some student pass his or her final exams. But isn’t it strange to read so many pages… Read More ›
Tim’s Addictive Videos
Judging from this article, I’m a latecomer to the videos of Tim Rowett of Grand Illusions toy shop, but better late than never! The faulty calculator reminds me of an early cell phone I had, which I discovered could not accurately… Read More ›
“A Great Service”
What a nice comment we received about the Invertebrate Zoology Glossary today: “I’ll have to get this for my invert zoo class! You have done a great service.” There’s nothing more gratifying than to hear you’re the solution to someone else’s problem!
Introducing: A Basic Glossary of Invertebrate Zoololgy
The new book is live on Amazon! See the video above for a quick introduction. Amazon will take a few days to set up the “Look Inside” feature for the print edition, so we’ve posted some pages below to let… Read More ›