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A for Ajrakh

On Republic day, as we revel in and reflect upon our feelings of pride in our country, I think it is a great time to pay homage to the fabulous work children’s book publishers in the country are doing. 368 more words


Review: This is How You Lose Her

This book opens with a quote by Sandra Cisneros: “There should be stars for great wars like ours.”

This book is about the many, small great wars that go on around us all of the time but we are unaware.   147 more words

A.J. Jacobs: It's All Relative

I found this advance uncorrected proof at a local library.

I also have read A.J.’s other book The Year of Living Biblically and highly recommend that book for fans of and students of religion.   99 more words

Calvino: If on a winter's night a traveler

This is one of those books I hope someday to be able to read in it’s original language.  The Italian must be beautiful and on par with Dante’s use of the language.   77 more words

The Man Who Knew Infinity

The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of The Genius Ramanujan, Robert Kanigel chronicles the life and times of Ramanujan and also paints the social backdrop on which the mathematician was raised and groomed. 75 more words

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Perfect Rigor

A gripping and tragic tale that sheds rare light on the unique burden of genius

In 2006, an eccentric Russian mathematician named Grigori Perelman solved the Poincare Conjecture, an extremely complex topological problem that had eluded the best minds for over a century. 119 more words

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After the fire

En av årets bästa böcker är “After the fire” av Will Hill. Boken handlar om Moonbeam som levt större delen av sitt liv på ett inhägnat område mitt ute i öknen där den religiösa sekten The Lords legion har sin bas. 113 more words