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Endless Forms Mos...
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Field Guide to Me...
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Bob King Bob King said: "For anyone who'd like to know about cosmic dust, asteroids and especially those black rocks from space that land on Earth every day. Well-written but superbly illustrated with photos and descriptions of the many types of meteorites. Includes a galler...more "

 
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Bob King Bob King said: "Very helpful suggestions on building a classical music library. Nice essays on tonal vs. atonal music, consonance and dissonance, etc. plus lots of little details about famous musicians. Did you know Beethoven was only 5'4" tall and had a 10th sympho...more "

 

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"John, I love your humor. Even if I never read the books you're reading, your terse, funny summaries are a joy. "
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"Cool Ann. I never heard of the "Northern Lights" piece. Have to look it up now. Did you ever meet Stravinsky when you were in LA?

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The Rest Is Noise by Alex  Ross
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I heard many positive comments on this book, and being a lover of contemporary classical music, finally picked up a used copy. What's unique about the writing is that Ross mixes in just the right amount of historical context to the lively music scene...more
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"Well, now that I didn't know. That's a good one! "
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Endless Forms Most Beautiful by Sean B. Carroll
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Field Guide to Meteors and Meteorites by O. Richard Norton
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For anyone who'd like to know about cosmic dust, asteroids and especially those black rocks from space that land on Earth every day. Well-written but superbly illustrated with photos and descriptions of the many types of meteorites. Includes a galler...more
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The Cloud Book by Richard Hamblyn
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Lots of photos to help anyone identify all many types of clouds. Descriptions convey how constantly active clouds are as they morph from one variety into another. Includes short discussions of the aurora and rare cloud types.
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The Vintage Guide to Classical Music by Jan Swafford
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Very helpful suggestions on building a classical music library. Nice essays on tonal vs. atonal music, consonance and dissonance, etc. plus lots of little details about famous musicians. Did you know Beethoven was only 5'4" tall and had a 10th sympho...more
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