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The Grand Design, Bound Hard

The Grand Design has been particularly helpful in revealing how the quantum world can be comprehensible to those of us who live in the macroscopic world.

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Dig The Graveyard Book

If you’re looking for a book that you can actually enjoy reading, pick up a copy of The Graveyard Book, a longer book by Neil Gaiman, the author of Coraline.

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Stinky Cheese and Stinky Cheese

It’s a strong cheese that goes right up to the border of stinkyland, but refuses to cross over. It’s nutty, and slightly sour, with a nice solid texture that slices easily but is a bit more dry than a typical cheddar.

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Book Review: Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger

My book review is about a book called Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger. It is about a boy and his father. The father had a magic wand and the boy had a ukulele. The other people didn’t like them. The father made too many practical jokes

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Read Hooman Majd: The Ayatollah Begs to Differ

I enthusiastically recommend Hooman Majd’s recent nonfiction book, The Ayatollah Begs to Differ. Majd is the grandson of an Iranian Ayatollah and the son of an exiled Iranian diplomat who is fluent in Farsi and English, who grew up in Britain and America and yet

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The Tedious Mortality

There is enough interesting material about the Black Death of medieval Eurasia to fill several books. I would have loved to have read more about the contemporary and subsequent folklore about the plague, for instance. Yet, John Kelly seems to have avoided such rich areas of material. For that reason, I suggest that people interested in the history of the plague avoid The Great Mortality.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?