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Michael Michael said: "As chess instruction books go, I very much enjoy the manner in which Chernev describes with great insight the moves made in 33 different games. (I have the 1998 algebraic edition published by Batsford which also makes it easier to follow this classic...more "

 

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Innumeracy by John Allen Paulos
Innumeracy
by John Allen Paulos
read in May, 2012
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Endgame by Frank Brady
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1000 Checkmate Combinations by Victor Henkin
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The Immortal Game by David Shenk
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A really great book that I read sometime ago: because of my interests in chess and history I fully intend to reread this someday and once again enjoy Shenk's examination of the far reaching influence that the game of chess has had throughout it's lon...more
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King's Gambit by Paul Hoffman
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It has been a while since I read this book however I do remember enjoying this book quite a bit. Although I am an amateur chess player, I really don't think that that would be a requisite to enjoy this story.
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The Music Lesson by Victor L. Wooten
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As a musician, I was really intrigued by the subtile "a spiritual search for growth through music". I found it very captivating the way the author weaved a story that incorporated some of the basic elements of music such as dynamics and rhythm. Refle...more
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Logical Chess by Irving Chernev
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As chess instruction books go, I very much enjoy the manner in which Chernev describes with great insight the moves made in 33 different games. (I have the 1998 algebraic edition published by Batsford which also makes it easier to follow this classic...more
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Zero by Charles Seife
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A very interesting book: who knew that you could write a couple hundred pages about "zero". Overall I thought the book was well written.
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The Golden Ratio by Mario Livio
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Finally finished this. I had to let go of it about two thirds of the way through because of the tiny font size. Nevertheless, I enjoyed reading about PHI in part because of the all the references to it's relevance throughout history. There are also p...more
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