Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe


The book is divided into six sections, each preceded by an epigraph, taken either from the respective section or from another author:

  • The Different Rules of Summer

"The problem with my life was that it was someone else's idea."[2]

  • Sparrows Falling from the Sky

When I was a boy, I used to wake up thinking that the world was ending.[3]

  • The End of Summer

"Do you remember the summer of the rain..... You must let everything fall that wants to fall." — Karen Fiser[4]

  • Letters on a Page

"There are some words I'll never learn to spell."[5]

  • Remember the Rain

"turning the pages patiently in search of meanings" — W.S. Merwin[6]

  • All the Secrets of the Universe

"Through all of youth I was looking for you without knowing what I was looking for." — W.S. Merwin[7]

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