What We Are Reading Today: For The Love of Mars

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Updated 21 May 2023
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What We Are Reading Today: For The Love of Mars

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Author: Matthew Shindell

This book is an interesting and refreshing examination of humanity’s fascination with Mars.
Matthew Shindell’s “For the Love of Mars” is essentially a love letter to the red planet that celebrates its place in human thought and attempts to champion further attempts at exploration.
Shindell is a very good author, balancing science with an almost poetic soul of writing
“For the Love of Mars” surveys the red planet’s place in the human imagination, beginning with ancient astrologers and skywatchers and ending in our present moment of exploration and virtual engagement.
Captained by an engaging and erudite expert, “For the Love of Mars” is a captivating voyage through time and space for anyone curious about the red planet.