Stephen W. Hawking
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This week brings the final installment in Stieg Larsson's Girl With the Dragon Tattoo series, a send-up of Nabokov and Shakespeare by Arthur Phillips, and a spiritual fantasy by Kevin Brockmeier. In nonfiction, physicist Michio Kaku peers into the future, and Stephen Hawking regards the universe's grand design.
Why does Star Trek refuse to go away? Commentator Lawrence Krauss thinks a large part of the continuing fascination can be traced to our many current crises, both financial and environmental.