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Measuring the World by Daniel Kehlmann
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Apr 30, 2012

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This book was actually pretty strange. It did, however, give some nice insight into the (presumably fictionalized, although not all that much) lives of Karl Friedrich Gauss and Baron Von Humboldt, two very different Germans who measure the world through very different means. Humboldt is a (view spoiler)

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