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MannyRayner

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

My Most Memorable Games (Progress in Chess)

My Most Memorable Games (Progress in Chess) - Boris Gelfand In case you didn't know, since mainstream news coverage has been less than overwhelming: Boris Gelfand (Israel) and Vishy Anand (India) are currently playing in the final of the World Chess Championship, for a total prize fund of about 2.5 million dollars. After nine of twelve games, the score is equal - they've just started Game 10 with Anand white. You can watch it live here!