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Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field by Nancy   Forbes
"Newton credited his success to “standing on the shoulders of giants”. A British reporter asked Albert Einstein if he had stood on the shoulders of Newton. Einstein replied, “That statement is not quite right; I stood on Maxwell’s shoulders.” Maxwe..." Read more of this review »
Fail to the Chief by W.T. Fallon
"'Fail to the Chief' opens in a USA where the 'By the People, For the People' act - the Twenty-Eighth Amendment - has allowed a novel way of selecting the President of the country. Get together a gaggle of jaded politicians and ordinary citizens an..." Read more of this review »
Atheism by Julian Baggini
"***** Worth a look for the Inquisitive *****

I appreciated Bagginis moderate stance in writing this short introduction. He even dedicates a subsection of the book to 'Militant Atheism', which he personally takes distrust to.

The reason I appreciate..." Read more of this review »
The Rise and Fall of Money Manager Capitalism by Eric Tymoigne
" Max wrote: "Great review, Clif. Sadly it looks like we are in for a repeat performance."

Thanks, Max. Yes, I look at the soaring stock market and shudd
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The Rise and Fall of Money Manager Capitalism by Eric Tymoigne
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This is a textbook and like all new textbooks is not cheap. You won't find it being sold at Barnes and Noble. The title is off-putting and the cover graphic could put one to sleep.

But, you should know you can't judge a book by its cover! Beneath the
All the Presidents' Bankers by Nomi Prins
" I pointed out that this is a problem with the wealthiest companies and individuals. You're right that small companies far outnumber the big ones, but ...more "
Pillar of Fire by Taylor Branch
" Hoover was also constantly telling us that there was no organized crime problem in the US over the period of time "The Godfather" movies are based on. ...more "
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Havana Nocturne by T.J. English
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Havana Nocturne is a delightful read. It has adventure, revolution, violence, murder, sex, movie stars, the Mob, lavish entertainment, an exotic locale, JFK and Frank Sinatra!

And it's all true.

The book is based on the rise and fall of reclusive Meyer
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The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
" Yikes, my palms became sweaty as I thought about all the lost travelers wandering the back roads of OH. Fortunately comments can be edited so I change ...more "
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