“Out, out, brief candle:” An English Professor and Stephen Hawking

The death of Stephen Hawking struck me with an unexpected intensity. I spent an hour online, just before bed, trying to determine whether or not this was one of those “celebrity death hoax” things. And then I spent the rest of the night staring at the ceiling of my bedroom, listening to my husband sleeping … Continue reading “Out, out, brief candle:” An English Professor and Stephen Hawking