“For such an enormously popular feature of the human race,” writes Florence Williams in Breasts: A Natural and Unnatural History, “it’s remarkable how little we know about their basic biology.” Breasts make us mammals, says […]
Archive for September, 2012
See if you can watch the promotional video for David Quammen’s new book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic (due in October, from Norton), without your pulse quickening. Then, if you’re planning to attend […]
How far over the assigned word count is acceptable? Do editors appreciate seeing some of that extraneous material and consider it part of their job to sift through it, or is it a major headache for them when writers significantly exceed the assigned word limit?