about this blog

Kevin Hartnett writes the Brainiac column for the Boston Globe’s Sunday Ideas section, where he covers news from the worlds of art, science, literature, and history.  His writing has also appeared in the Washington Post and the New York Observer among other publications, and has been anthologized in “The Best Writing on Mathematics.”

Growing Sideways is his personal blog about life with his wife, Caroline, and their two young boys, Jay and Wally, in Columbia, South Carolina.  In 2012, Babble named Growing Sideways one of the 50 best fatherhood blogs.

Kevin is on Twitter (@kshartnett) and you can follow Growing Sideways on Facebook.