Dotsie wrote:I really enjoyed ASHONE, I could quite happily read it again some day. Even if he doesn't go into detail sometimes, that's fine - too much detail makes for a very dry book, and isn't necessary anyway. I haven't read anything else he's written, just because the content doesn't really appeal to me.
Dotsie wrote:You don't have to make it your mission I've just had a quick look at my library website & they have it in, so I'll pick it up when I have the chance. I'm very open minded when people recommend books
Quark wrote:I've not read all of this yet, but I'm enjoying it so far. A good read of the history of all things scientific - so long as you concentrate on the history, not the science . I also read Bill Bryson's 'Down Under' - A real insight into how Australia is perceived from an outsider's point of view.
Good to see you here again, Anne.Annebn wrote:I haven't read A short history... (it's somewhere in my much to big "to read" pile), but I enjoyed both Neither here nor There and Notes from a small Island a lot.
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