Books The Simple Beauty of the Unexpected A Natural Philosopher's Quest for Trout and the Meaning of Everything by Marcelo Gleiser Hardcover, 186 pages, Univ Pr of New England, List Price: $22.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Simple Beauty of the UnexpectedSubtitleA Natural Philosopher's Quest for Trout and the Meaning of EverythingAuthorMarcelo Gleiser Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Genres: Sports Nonfiction Science & Health Also by Marcelo Gleiser A Tear at the Edge of Creation The Island of Knowledge The Prophet and the Astronomer Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Simple Beauty of the Unexpected Courtesy Marcelo Gleiser Opinion 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Knowledge, The Endless Pursuit June 29, 2016 Imagine how sad it would be if we one day arrived at the end of knowledge — no new questions to explore, no boundaries to expand, no great discoveries ahead, says astrophysicist Marcelo Gleiser. Getty Images 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Humility Is Embedded In Doing Science, But What About Spirituality? June 23, 2016 Barbara J. King talks with 13.7's own Marcelo Gleiser about his new book, in which he addresses his view of spirituality — one that doesn't invoke "the existence of supernatural spirits."