“11 Musical Novels that Hit All the Right Notes,” a list including Orfeo by Emma Volk, Off the Shelf, September 1, 2015. “This creative and cerebral novel reaches a soaring crescendo when the musical fugitive dreams up a plan to turn his collision with the security state into a transformative work of art.”


“10 Books to Keep When You Sell Everything and Build a Tiny House,” by Heidi Fiedler, B&N Reads, July 14, 2015. “A book about the place where science and music intersect. I dare you not to talk about language, genetics, and honest-to-goodness themes after you read it! A must-have for the tiny house that has everything you need, and nothing more.”


“Summer reading: popular science and ‘lab lit': An idiosyncratic selection of science-themed books for the summer,” Nature, June 30, 2105. The Nature Methods editorial office recommends Orfeo and Generosity: An Enhancement among their books to enjoy this summer.