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Chrissy Vassiliadis
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She-Wolves by Helen Castor
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The Lost Continent by Bill Bryson
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I've read quite a few of Bill's books and I truly love them but had I read this one first, I don't think I would have chosen to read any others. This was written by a very different sort of Bill Bryson. This was a snide, irascible Bill. Not that you ...more
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Several Things Are Alive and Well and Living in Alfred Brown'... by Gaelyn Gordon
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This was one of my favourite books when I was in primary school. Some of my FB friends (old classmates) tell me they loved it too. It was defeinitely an Aussie/Kiwi hit though and I'm not sure if this book sensation ever travelled beyond our shores. ...more
Εισαγωγή στις Έννοιες και τις Θεωρίες της Φυσικής Επιστήμης by Gerald Holton
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An excellent introduction to physics.
The Warded Man by Peter V. Brett
"Surprisingly the book caught me off guard. It was an unputdownable affair right from page one.
Special mention to the badass character of Bruna. She made it an even more compelling read."
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Bill Bryson
“There are three stages in scientific discovery. First, people deny that it is true, then they deny that it is important; finally they credit the wrong person.”
Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson
“Hunters will tell you that a moose is a wily and ferocious forest creature. Nonsense. A moose is a cow drawn by a three-year-old.”
Bill Bryson, A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

W.G. Sebald
“It is thanks to my evening reading alone that I am still more or less sane.”
W.G. Sebald, Vertigo

Terry Pratchett
“He couldn’t see why people made such a fuss about people eating their silly old fruit anyway, but life would be a lot less fun if they didn’t. And there was never an apple, in Adam’s opinion, that wasn’t worth the trouble you got into for eating it.”
Terry Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Dr. Seuss
“So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life's A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you'll move mountains.”
Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!

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