OCT 17: THE TOOTHPICK:
Technology and Culture by Henry Petroski.
A curious history of the humble yet ubiquitous pick. Petroski is a professor of history and civil engineering at Duke. Author tour: Boston, NY, Phil, Raliegh, SF, Seattle, DC. 63 photos. 464 pages. $27.95 ISBN 978-0-307-26636-1
[Full disclosure: what I want to know is: 63 photos of WHAT?]