Isaac Asimov | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Emily Maxwell

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Critical Essay by Emily Maxwell

["Words of Science and the History Behind Them"] is an alphabetically arranged collection of one-page essays on such unfamiliar words as catalysis, isomer, occultation, tantalum, and yttrium, and such quite ordinary words as artery, continent, cortisone, lever, nucleus, and planet….

In addition to being a useful reference book, this is a delightful book for children of any age to read at random, because of the charm and freshness of the author's information and speculation, and his sense of the essential reasonableness and simplicity of all science.

Emily Maxwell, in her review of "Words of Science and the History Behind Them," in The New Yorker (© 1959 by The New Yorker Magazine, Inc.), Vol. XXXV, No. 40, November 21, 1959, pp. 236-37.

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