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Programmed Inequality by Marie Hicks
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The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
" I used to have a copy of this – can’t remember if I still have it. Maybe check the shelves in my room? "
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Mind the Gap by Emily Kearns
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Fun little book of trivia about the London Underground. Good flow, interesting facts, lots of stuff about the history of the Underground I didn’t know before.
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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage by Sydney Padua
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Really enjoyed it. The book is part-comic, part-footnote, with the footnote commentary providing snippets of a biography for Babbage and Lovelace.

I found the comic sections very funny, and now I have all sorts of fluffy feelings for Babbage and Lovel
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Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams
"I love Douglas Adams's science fiction. Just look at my bookshelves. So it's as a firm fan that I say: Douglas Adams was wasted--wasted--on science fiction.

The man is obviously a science writer.

His science fiction was always good. Clearly. But non..." Read more of this review »
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Last Chance to See by Douglas Adams
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In this book, Douglas Adams tours the world, looking for living examples of rare and endangered species. The kakapo, the white rhino, the Yangtze dolphin – names I’d vaguely heard before, but never dug into.

Each trip gets its own chapter – nice and d
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The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
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Granuaile by Anne Chambers
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Book was interesting, and I enjoyed reading it. It’s unfortunately still rare to read about notable historical women – and indeed, the text notes that Granuaile was largely erased within the annals of the Gaelic historical records. She’s a fascinatin ...more
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Granuaile by Anne Chambers
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Doctor Who by Stephen Cole
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Meh. I got about halfway through before giving up.

I bought this in a charity shop a few years ago because the blurb sounded interesting, but it never grabbed me. It’s part of a multi-book arc about the collapse of the multiverse. Potentially exciting
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