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First an op-ed, then a glowing review in the Science section, and now a nice review by materials scientist Mark Miodownik in the Sunday Book Review. That’s three NYT appearances in 5 weeks — not bad for a first-time author. Miodownik calls Rust “One of those books that examine the fabric of our material world and pick at its scabs,” and adds, “The chapter on the cans is among my favorites… ther...

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Rust: The Longest War

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"It took me so long to finish this book (1 year) that I often joked to myself that I was progressing through it like Rust -- slowly, but surely. That's not to say that the book wasn't phenomenal, however. Waldman did really well in linking together..." Read more of this review »
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""Rust" is a fun read that covers various stories related to rust and other forms of corrosion. Oddly, I do like the idea of referring to all of corrosion as rust. It’s such a simple syllable and why should the corrosion of iron get its own word? T..." Read more of this review »
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"An unlikely topic for a book, and possibly only appreciated by engineers or anyone who has lost equipment to corrosion. The author keeps the reader’s interest by selecting a few anecdotes on corrosion control (food/beverage can manufacturing, the..." Read more of this review »
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