Melody's Reviews > Kraken: The Curious, Exciting, and Slightly Disturbing Science of Squid

Kraken by Wendy   Williams
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Dec 29, 11

bookshelves: nature-nonfic
Read from December 28 to 29, 2011

I enjoyed this book but found it spotty. The author was too present, too intrusive. I think her style may be influenced by Mary Roach, and a little of that goes a long way with me. I learned a lot about cephalopods, and I really, really, really wish I could have cromatophores.

I flat-out loved the neuroscience chapter. I think I need a good pop-sci neuroscience book right away.

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