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Adam Gopnik is an excellent crafter of phrases and has some very nice ideas about Darwin and Lincoln (esp. Darwin) that made me see them in a new light. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Andrew Kennard
This is intellectual history at its finest, with keen perceptions on every page and indeed every paragraph. This is a remarkable book.Published 3 months ago by Stephen J. Whitfield
Amazing correlation between two amazing men trying to live up to their full potentialPublished 7 months ago by Sandra
Very interesting with insights into the minds of Lincoln and Darwin.Published 7 months ago by Robert Sager
remarkable book with many important insights into our transition to the modern age (or at least what we think of as the modern age)Published 8 months ago by Dennis Jennings
Gopnik knows and loves the English language. Indeed, Angels & Ages has so many wonderful turns-of-phrase that its hard to keep count. Read morePublished 18 months ago by R. K Shah
Gopnik's literary style and superb analysis cover a great deal of ground in comparing historical figures not easily compared and contrasted for insights into "Modern Life."Published 20 months ago by Walter LaFeber Walter LaFeber