49th Shelf posted Awe, a short chapter from Bold Scientists, here: http://49thshelf.com/Blog/2014/10/20/Bold-Scientists-Science-and-Wonder-....
Mike Barnes was born in Rochester, Minnesota but has lived most of his life in Canada. He grew up in and around Hamilton. He studied at McMaster University (Hon. B.A., English) and at the University of Toronto (B.Ed.). He has worked at a wide range of jobs including fishing guide, steelworker, art gallery attendant, and English teacher. He currently lives in Toronto where he works as a private tutor.