What to Read in May

Columbia's maiden voyage, rocket girls, Buckminster Fuller's vision and more.

RELATED TAGS: SPACE EXPLORATION, ANIMALS
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You Belong to the Universe: Buckminster Fuller and the Future By Jonathon Keats Frequent Discover contributor Keats opens his biography of the great American inventor with a fabrication. Specifically, it’s the tale Fuller crafted and recrafted about an alleged suicide attempt and the subsequent epiphany that motivated him to live with purpose. Like his formidable intellect, Fuller’s self-mythology was an elastic tool he stretched to suit the audience and the occasion at hand. In vi...
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