‘The Protest Singer’ a book about Pete Seeger


Alec Wilkinson’s excellent job handling the story of math genius Yitang Zhang in The New Yorker earned this plug from Plastic Alto, which is after all a culture journal more than math or policy.

With Bruce, at the Obama event:

edit to add: in for seventy million, in for 246, here is Alec Wilkinson making, for 246 seconds math look easy:

a month or so later: i recommend the Pete Seeger protest singer book in tandem with photo book by Christopher Felver, features Pete Seeger on cover.


About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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