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Neither Here Nor There by Bill Bryson

Title: Neither Here Nor There Author: Bill Bryson Genre: Travel literature   ‘Neither Here Nor There’ is an account of Bill Bryson’s travels in mainland Europe. He mainly travelled by train and bus, and visited many places – mainly cities – in both Western and Eastern Europe. It took me […]

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Title: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Author: Yuval Noah Harari Genre: History, science Pages: 443 Sapiens is exactly what it says on the cover – a brief history of the human race. The scope is bigger than any other book of it’s kind, stretching from pre-history when humans (and […]

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Human Universe by Brian Cox

Title: Human Universe Author: Brian Cox Genre: Popular Science Pages: 288   This is the latest in a series of popular science books by physicist Brian Cox, based on the tv series of the same name. In previous books/series, he looked at the solar system, the physical universe and the […]

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