The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

  I love reading about people who can do a thing I find incomprehensible really well. One of the best things about reading is that you get to imagine what it must be like to love something or be good at something that you have no experience of – it makes the world feel wider and more interesting. “There are times when numbers paint pictures in my head.” I can’t do maths. I don’t understand anything more than basic addition, subtraction and multiplication. I still get in a sweat when I have to work out people’s change at work. So … Continue reading The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal