John Farrell

About the Author

A Boston native, John Farrell is also the author of The Clock and the Camshaft: And Other Medieval Inventions We Still Can’t Live Without.
A graduate of Harvard College with a B.A. in English and American Literature, Farrell has written for Commonweal, Aeon, Skeptic, Cosmos Magazine, New Scientist, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Boston Globe, Salon, Forbes and The Tablet of London. His fiction has appeared in Dappled Things, his poetry in Penwood Review, First Things and U.S. Catholic.

He lives in Newton, Massachusetts with his wife and two children.

By the Author