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Twelve books that changed the world

The British critic and novelist, Melvyn Bragg, has chosen twelve works that changed the world for an upcoming book and TV program. Nice to see a good representation of scientific works:

You can read this article for Bragg’s justification of his choices. He does, by the way, note that he ended up focussing on British works, so I guess that is why nothing by Bill “Issac Newton of Information Theory” Dembski makes the list. Yes, that must be the reason.

Comments

  1. #1 blogista
    March 23, 2006

    Crap. Where’s “Jaws”?