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Book Review: Moonwalking with Einstein

Memory is like a spiderweb that catches new information. The more it catches, the bigger it grows. And the bigger it grows, the more it catches. 646 more words


Moonwalking With the Foer Family

Months ago I was (of course) buying used books from my library when I found an author of a book with the same last name as my favorite author. 402 more words



The Latin word inventio – itself from the constituents in and venire, compounding to the sense of “to come upon” or discover – lies at the root of both the English words invention and inventory. 244 more words


Moonwalking With Einstein by Joshua Foer - Review

Published: March 3, 2011

Publisher: Penguin Press

Genre: Non-Fiction

Pages: 307 (Hardcover)

My Rating: 4.0/5.0


Foer’s unlikely journey from chronically forgetful science journalist to U.S. 805 more words


Atlas Obscura: To Strange Adventures

I got a good deal of very interesting books for Christmas, but there is always that one special book each year. The one I find the most engrossing and just can’t put down. 584 more words


Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

Pay attention and engage.  That may be the overarching lesson I am learning and relearning.  This week’s Five Star Friday recommendation, Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything… 823 more words

Reader's Advisory

Atlas Obscura by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton

When you don’t stick to the path, when you take yourself on a completely unplanned adventure; the world opens up to you. This is what the Atlas Obscura book is all about. 156 more words