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For those of you who have been following the various online reviews of and reactions to Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum’s book Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future, you may be interested in the Firedoglake Book Salon discussion of the book. The discussion takes place Saturday (tomorrow), 5-7 pm Eastern (2-4 pm Pacific;…

One less fish by Kim Michelle Toft and Allan Sheather Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge Publishing 1998 Within the past week, each of the two Free-Ride offspring picked up this book, read it all the way through, and said to me, “You should write about this for the Friday Sprog Blog.” Instead of replying, “No, you should…

The ScienceBlogs Book Club is back! The online fans of dead-tree books will be springing back into action tomorrow to discuss Autism’s False Prophets by Paul Offit. It’s worth noting that Dr. Offit himself will be participating in the discussion, so you won’t want to miss it. I’m planning in joining the discussion, but first…