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Longitude by Dava Sobel
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Oct 20, 08

bookshelves: best-books, biography, history
Read in January, 1999, read count: 2

A treasure. A completely lovely little book about a fascinating topic and an unsung hero of intellectual advancement. And Dava Sobel is a darling person, humble, entertaining, interesting to talk to. Read this book, then go see the beautiful clocks themselves at the museum in Greenwich.
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