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It's a blog! Mainly of book reviews.

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Simply Dirac (Great Lives)
Helge Kragh
Progress: 30/115 pages
Information Theory: A Tutorial Introduction
James V. Stone
Progress: 76/260 pages
An Introduction to Magnetohydrodynamics
P.A. DAVIDSON, E.J. Hinch, S.H. Davis, Mark J. Ablowitz
Progress: 27/452 pages
Ursula K. Le Guin: The Complete Orsinia: Malafrena / Stories and Songs (The Library of America)
Brian Attebery, Ursula K. Le Guin
Progress: 359/700 pages
Plasma physics
R.A. Cairns
Progress: 4/244 pages
Selected Short Stories - Conrad (Wordsworth Classics)
Keith Carabine, Joseph Conrad
Progress: 37/272 pages
A Student's Guide to Lagrangians and Hamiltonians
Patrick Hamill
Progress: 7/180 pages
Complete Poems, 1904-1962
E.E. Cummings
Progress: 108/1102 pages
The Complete Plays and Poems
E.D. Pendry, J.C. Maxwell, Christopher Marlowe
She Stoops to Conquer and Other Comedies (Oxford World's Classics)
Henry Fielding, David Garrick, Oliver Goldsmith
Progress: 76/448 pages
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James V. Stone
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R.A. Cairns
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Keith Carabine, Joseph Conrad
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Patrick Hamill
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E.E. Cummings
E.D. Pendry, J.C. Maxwell, Christopher Marlowe
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Henry Fielding, David Garrick, Oliver Goldsmith
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text: Reading progress update: I've read 30 out of 115 pages.
The author's opinion that one doesn't need a physics background to follow this book seems to me to be hopelessly wrong; someo...
Simply Dirac (Great Lives) - Helge Kragh
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This is a fabulous book. It seems to be marketed as Magical Realism, but I think it slips over the boundary into Fantasy, and...
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I really enjoyed this! Will post detailed review closer to publication, but overall -solid start to a series.
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Personally, I don't think they gave enough information to solve this crime before the Inspector reveals his solution at the e...
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February 2017
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text: Reading progress update: I've read 120 out of 352 pages.
Flatland Abbott's classic, exuberant look at life in two dimensions and how hard it would be to understand a third deserves...
Flatland & Sphereland - Dionijs Burger, Edwin A. Abbott
text: Reading progress update: I've read 76 out of 260 pages.
No rigorous proof of Shannon's Source Coding Theorem is given; presumably it's difficult.
Information Theory: A Tutorial Introduction - James V. Stone
text: Reading progress update: I've read 176 out of 320 pages.
Reversible computing is slowly becoming clearer to me...it's not at all obvious.
Feynman Lectures On Computation - Robin W. Allen, J.G. Hey, Anthony Hey, David Pines, Richard P. Feynman
text: Reading progress update: I've read 1070 out of 1344 pages.
Pericles rocks up in rusty armour and without a shield; is roundly disparaged by all but King Simonides.
The Complete Works (Oxford Shakespeare) - William Shakespeare, John Jowett, Gary Taylor
text: Reading progress update: I've read 85 out of 169 pages.
The scientific discussion is pretty much entry-level; it's probably great for those who've never read anything on the subject...
A Modest Genius: The Story of Darwin's Life and How His Ideas Changed Everything - Sarah Darwin, Hanne Strager
text: Reading progress update: I've read 280 out of 352 pages.
The delights of the hermit's life, surrounded by nature.
A Celtic Miscellany: Translations from the Celtic Literatures - Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson
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In my life, I have been called many things: prodigy and madman, traitor and visionary, blasphemer and failure and fool. In th...
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Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner first crossed paths as actors on the set of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Little did they know th...