Day: March 31, 2019

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Matin Durrani & Liz Kalaugher: Furry Logic – The Physics of Animal Life

A bit on the fluffy side … … but I’m at the point where I basically celebrate any Flat Book Society group read that actually makes a serious effort to deliver (popular) science content without authorial grandstanding, fashion commentary and similar distractions — and notwithstanding a few silly jokes too many, this book certainly does […]

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Barbara Pym: Quartet in Autumn

Sonata in a Minor Key Wow.  What a depressing read — particularly so, the first half of the book (or thereabouts).  We’re meeting four main characters who thoroughly seem to be passengers, not drivers of their own lives, in a trajectory from nowhere to nowhere (and not necessarily a different part of nowhere, either) — […]

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