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Next on My Nonfiction Book List

Books I’d like to read sometime very soon, preferably yesterday or last week or…well you get it. So here it is:

1) The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life, by Alex Bellos… 258 more words


Book Review Thursday: The Map Thief

I have always been fascinated with maps (and have written about it here).  Author Michael Blanding tells a compelling story about a once-respected map dealer, who, under financial stress, decided to begin a life of crime by stealing and then selling some of the world’s most renown and valuable maps.  253 more words

Book Review Thursday