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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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This is site includes writing on various topics. Check out the books section for book related articles, author guides and book reviews. The Retro Files is a fun look at Games, Music, Films, TV & Books from yesteryear. I’m starting in 1970 and working my way forward year by year. The Fascinating World section collects together various writings about different countries and places across the world. Then there’s the Misc section, which has everything else!