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The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elisabeth Tova Bailey

My book club read Elisabeth Tova Bailey’s memoir The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating for its February discussion. I suggested the book after downloading and reading the Kindle preview. The odd title snared my interest (and garnered odd looks and quizzical emails from my book club), but the book itself is surprisingly engaging. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on February 20, 2011 in Author: Elisabeth Tova Bailey, Memoir, Science

 

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A Short History of Nearly Everything — Bill Bryson

I picked up Bill Bryson’s A Short History of Nearly Everything on a whim. I hadn’t read many science books, nor even non-fiction, for fun, in years. But I was addicted to The Universe on the History Channel and needed something to fulfill my yen for popular science reading. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on March 28, 2010 in Author: Bill Bryson, Science

 

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