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The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean
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Nov 15, 14

bookshelves: first-reads, nonfiction, 2010, 5-star, own, stem
Read from July 28 to August 08, 2010

4.5 stars
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Disclaimer: I won a copy of this book through Goodreads' First Reads program.

At first I felt like I would have a hard time getting through a science book written for laypeople, but as I settled in I discovered that this is a fascinating and accessible book for laypeople and scientists alike. I had a hard time putting this book down even while vacationing in the Caribbean and frequently found Jeff reading over my shoulder, just as captivated as I was at the histories in the book. I wholeheartedly recommend this book to anybody interested in science and history.
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Reading Progress

07/28/2010 page 15
4.0% "I'm thinking this will make for great airplane reading tomorrow."

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