Moonwalking with Jesus

Nonfiction - 100s - April 2011

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I recently finished reading the clever and thought-provoking book Moonwalking with Einstein. A non-fiction piece about Joshua Foer’s journey from eccentric journalistic interests to the U.S. Memory Championship, Moonwalking showcases not only the author’s story but also his journalistic fascination with facts. In one notable chapter entitled “The End of Remembering,” Foer details the path from a human population of memorizers to the world of ‘external memories’ we live in today. Read more of this post