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Bears: A Brief History

When paleolithic man first encountered the prehistoric ancestor of the modern bear, he saw an animal capable of standing on two legs. Since Northern E...more
Jan 13, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
Moon: A Brief History
How's this for damning with faint praise? Bernd Brunner's Moon, A Brief HIstory is a pleasantly boring read.

I see that at least one other reader revie...more
Jan 13, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
A User's Guide to the Millennium: Essays and Reviews
These are mostly short reviews written for a variety of London daily papers. The choice of review material is classic Ballard -- biographies of Nancy...more
Mar 27, 2010
Mar 07, 2010
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