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The Lieutenant by Kate Grenville
The Lieutenant
by Kate Grenville
read in June, 2016
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After the secret river, I was keen to read more of 's stories about the early days of British settlement in Australia, especially since my earliest ancestor arriving here was also a lieutenant. But I was hesitant to begin a second, having found parts ...more
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Watchman by Ian Rankin
Watchman
by Ian Rankin
read in June, 2016
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Rankin without Rebus, his second novel as he tried to get established after the initial, somewhat disjointed detective effort. This one is a spy story, set in London, mostly, in the 80s, so it was still analog espionage - spooks without the flashy se ...more
The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doidge
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The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean
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There are lots of popular science books around which discuss physics and biology, even geology, but only a few which have chemistry at their core. Uncle Tungsten is one, and this is another. The disappearing spoon, based on a chemistry prank using a ...more
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Becoming Human by Eliza Green
Becoming Human (Exilon 5, #1)
by Eliza Green (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2016
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This is an interesting 'near future' Scifi. A nearby, earth like planet is settled, first by terraforming, then by human inhabitants fleeing a poisoned earth - or so it seems at first. There are an number of characters introduced, some more distinct ...more
Exilon 5 Series 1-3 by Eliza Green
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Kokoda by Peter FitzSimons
Kokoda
by Peter FitzSimons
read in May, 2016
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This last Anzac Day, I decided it was time to try and track down my grandfathers experience in ww2 in more earnest. Like modern astronomers, historians live in an amazing age where each year allows us to see more - a combination of technology and inf ...more
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River Dwellers by Rob Reimer
River Dwellers
by Rob Reimer (Goodreads Author)
read in May, 2016
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This is a difficult book to review, just as it was difficult to read. It is addressing a challenge for the modern evangelical church, and its members - the apparent absence of the spiritual dynamism of the first century church and the tangible presen ...more
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The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller
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There's a lot of debate, and popular skepticism, about the Christian view of marriage. It is therefore worth having some clarity over what Christian marriage is: not all who subscribe to it necessarily understand its biblical roots, whilst those who ...more
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Talking to Humans by Giff Constable
Talking to Humans
by Giff Constable
read in May, 2016
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A book for scientists with good ideas - who else would they talk to? But then 'scientists are people too' so this vignette aims to help scientists get out of the building and find ways to connect their good ideas with the general population, and ther ...more
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