The Blog Post that Changed the World

April 6, 2005 | 1 book mentioned

In the Guardian, Richard Adams comments on the proliferation of “biographies of things,” and the tendency of authors and publishers to assert that these things “changed the world.” e.g. Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World by Mark Kurlansky.

In a sense, yes, all these things have changed the world, but only in a general sense that everything that exists changes the world.

created The Millions and is its publisher. He and his family live in New Jersey.

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