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Category Archives: Reviews
Book of the day:
I post a link and a single sentence review or summary to a different book every day. Once a week on Sunday I’ll post a full review or book discussion, tagged with “longreview”.
Book of January 3, 2010
A history of the Medieval Warm period, from c. 800 to 1200 CE, emphasizing that the greatest danger from global warming is drought.
Book of January 2, 2010
In our house, eating the fruit as you pick it is called “pulling a Sal”.
Book of January 1, 2010
The established order of an English country house in the autumn of 1913, before the Deluge.
Book of December 31, 2009
Dragons plus Napoleonic-era tall ships: great tastes that taste great together.
Book of December 30, 2009
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, by Charles Mann.
Book of December 29, 2009
Straightforward language, cartoons by Hugh Lieber, and (high-school level) equations: by far the best explanation of relativity every written.
Book of December 27, 2009
Before there was tvtropes.org (though not, of course, before tropes), Boswell wondered if Doorstop Babies were common in myth and legend because they are like quicksand or like divorce.
Book of December 26, 2009
He is the reason for the season. You'd better watch out.
Book of December 25, 2009
"Being a Reprint from the Reminiscences of John H. Watson, M.D."
Book of December 24, 2009
Vivid and exciting SF by and for the meaning of books, with characters not all white and not all straight.