Now he teaches science writing at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
A few days ago I asked him what he was reading. His reply:
I always have a stack of books on the night table, and more scattered around the apartment. I'm reading The Liberal Imagination, by Lionel Trilling. The Annotated Lolita, edited by Alfred Appel, Jr. God is Not Great, by Christopher Hitchens. Just finished How Fiction Works, by James Wood; Jack Gance, by Ward Just; and Faceless Killers, by Henning Mankell.Visit Jonathan Weiner's website.
In between, Auden's poems, Shakespeare's sonnets, Solomon's Proverbs.