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100 best non-fiction books - 13 to 17

For 2016 Author Robert McCrum has compiled a list of the 100 best non-fiction books. These are “key texts in English that have shaped our literary culture and made us who we are”, in the Anglo-American English language tradition, the list covers “essential works of philosophy, drama, history, science and popular culture”. 200 more words

100 Best Non-fiction

PSA: DNA Day

Monday, April 25, 2016 – National DNA Day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003 and the discovery of the double helix of DNA in 1953. 100 more words

Humanism

The Violinist's Thumb by Sam Kean

 (7/10) After loving The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean, I felt it necessary to read his second book The Violinist’s Thumb. I’ll say I wasn’t nearly as impressed with this book as his first. 135 more words

Nonfiction

'Killer Instinct' Hit New Player Record Last Month

The hype still burns for Killer Instinct, as the rebooted fighting game franchise hit a new player record last month. 344 more words

News

James Watson, DNA Pioneer, visits Sydney

James Watson gave a free lecture “Discovering the Double Helix: Going for Gold!” at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre last Tuesday evening. Who is James Watson? 1,335 more words