Bookwyrme's Lair: A Two for One Book Review Spineless Wonders and Every Creeping Thing by Richard Conniff Conniff respects his subject and he respects his audience, he knows what he's talking about, and he has a sense of humor. This is a rare and wonderful combination, and I plan on keeping an eye out for future books.
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Encore -- Knocking on heaven's door : the path to a better way of death / Katy Butler.
My non-structured reading group is reading one of Richard's selections this month - Life A User's Manual by Georges Perec. The original intention was to post this Friday, the last day of April, but several of us have decided it.
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'Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?' The Brain Book for Geeks of All Kinds
Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep is, believe it or not, non-fiction. It is written by Timothy Verstynen, Bradley Voytek, two neuroscientists who also love zombie movies. With great care and deliberation, they take the reader on a tour of the human brain, describing how it works and what can go wrong, all with the aim of figuring out just what is going awry in the zombie brain and if it might be possible to fix it. If this sounds both mind-boggling and fun, that is because it is both. I just…
Reviewing A Brief History of Chocolate by Steve Berry and Phil Norman