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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

The Chebanenko Slav According to Bologan: A Popular Chess Opening Explained by a Top Player

The Chebanenko Slav According to Bologan: A Popular Chess Opening Explained by a Top Player - Victor Bologan Gotta have another defense to 1. d4 - notgettingenough and I are interviewing candidates.

Hello, Mr Chebanenko Slav, we liked your letter. Please tell us more about yourself. What do you think you could bring to the job? Ah, I see, solid and reliable. That sounds good. And "counterattacking chances" is also a plus. You've worked with top Grandmasters too? Excellent!

Now, if you can just send us a full CV, we'll be able to proceed to the next round...