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The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet

The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America’s Favorite Planet by Neil deGrasse Tyson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Bought this with an old gift card at the Harvard Coop last week. I’ve long enjoyed Neil deGrasse Tyson’s

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Smoking Ears and Screaming Teeth

Smoking Ears and Screaming Teeth by Trevor Norton My rating: 3 of 5 stars I checked this one out from the library at work. It’s a basic collection of science anecdotes, mostly from the Enlightenment period up through WWII. The

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REAMDE

Reamde by Neal Stephenson My rating: 5 of 5 stars Neal Stephenson is my favorite author, so it is probably no surprise that I tore through this book in just a couple of days and gave it five stars. I

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Steve Jobs: A Biography

Steve Jobs: A Biography by Walter Isaacson My rating: 3 of 5 stars I think the main feature of this book that I would emphasize is that it is, in fact, a biography about a flawed man, and not so

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