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Manny Rayner's book reviews

I love reviewing books - have been doing it at Goodreads, but considering moving here.

Currently reading

The Greatest Show On Earth: The Evidence For Evolution
Richard Dawkins
R in Action
Robert Kabacoff
Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies
Douglas R. Hofstadter
McGee on Food and Cooking: An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture
Harold McGee
Epistemic Dimensions of Personhood
Simon Evnine
Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
Christopher M. Bishop
Relativity, Thermodynamics and Cosmology
Richard C. Tolman
The Cambridge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition
Julia Herschensohn, Martha Young-Scholten
An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It - Al Gore
In theory, I love this book. I must admit though that both times I've seen the movie I fell asleep halfway through.

I think it was just a coincidence (jetlag), but all the same. Anyway, I didn't feel sleepy when I read Sustainable Energy - Without the Hot Air.