So you thought that science and literature weren’t on speaking terms. Well think again.
It seems that five Swedish scientists at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm have been quoting Bob Dylan lyrics in research articles. Not only that, but they are betting on who can squeeze in the most quotes before retirement.
And of course, it took a librarian to figure out what was going and blow their cover.
(Links to ATG Quirkies provided by John Riley of Gabriel Books)
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.