1. Anonymous says

    It’s strange: ever since I read one of Sacks’ books, everybody seems to be mentioning him.

  2. Matt says

    PZ – as a cephalopod fanatic you may enjoy a fine SF novel by Stephen Baxter entitled “Manifold: Time” (first of a trilogy). It features genetically enhanced squid (already smart but a hand up can’t hurt) piloting interstellar craft and evolving among the stars.