The Goddess of Small Victories (excerpt)
Yannick Grannec is a graphic
designer, art director, professor of
fine arts, and mathematics
enthusiast. She lives in Saint-Paul
de Vence, France.The Goddess of Small Victories
her first novel. In it the widow of mathmetician Kurt Gödel
tells her side of the story, fleeing from the Nazi's, Princeton
right after the war, the pressures of McCarthyism, the end
of the positivist ideal, and the advent of nuclear weapons,
in this utterly warm and fascinating, humane and
disarming narrative of a complex set of people and times.
Translated from the French by Willard Wood.