Monthly Archives: June 2011

New week, new book

I’ve started another book! This time on the Kindle again. I picked it up for free but I note that it is selling for ¬£4:99 now. It really does pay to keep your eye on the free list!

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Mathematics for fun

This book was written a few years ago by Ian Stewart of Warwick Uni. It is a great little tour through the elements of mathematics which impact upon our lives and how the subject is relevant. I found the section … Continue reading

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Any human heart

This book is the first book I have finished in ages. I have read it a bit slowly as it has been my ” book at work” and I have been more than a bit busy. It was well worth … Continue reading

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Free kindle books are…. Well….. Free :/

Free books are all very well, but this pair were truly terrible. Nothing redeeming about either. They are badly written, have poor storylines and above all have been deleted from my kindle. I guess you just take a chance sometime.

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Ian McEwan sparkles in the sunlight

I finished “Solar” last night. This is a truly engaging, character driven piece. At its heart is a satire on the research community and the petty politics which (I presume) pervade academia. The story involves a Nobel Laureate who finds … Continue reading

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New starter

Started this one at the weekend. It’s a book that will stay at home; this will make it a bit of a slow read as I am not there that frequently. Am still reading the Mongoliad at breakfast and “solar” … Continue reading

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