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Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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I have been pinching myself for the past three weeks for two reasons: first I have good news to share with you and second, I was afraid that my good news was a dream that I’d awaken from.

I have been thinking about a book review that I published yesterday about David Attenborough’s Life in Cold Blood. In short, my review of that particular book was positive, but not effusive. Because I focused on errors/ambiguous wordings and on what I think that book lacked, it is possible that I came across as being…

More About Books in General

tags: books, book reviews Thanks to you, I read a LOT of books (and watch a few DVDs as well), but end up reviewing approximately one in four (or is it one in five?) of all books I read (and rarely review any DVDs that I watch). This doesn’t seem right, even though I have…

Notable Science Books of 2007?

I was browsing the NYTimes list of the 100 notable books of 2007 and was surprised to note that only one science book is included on that list! This is even more amazing when you realize that Natalie Angier, who wrote The Canon (a book that I reviewed but didn’t like), was not even included…

Books Carnival Available

tags: blog carnivals, books, book reviews The Books Carnival is now available for you to enjoy. This blog carnival is filled with essays about books and reading as well as lots of book reviews. You can’t say that you can’t think of a decent book to read after you’ve read through this blog carnival! Interestingly,…