Monthly Archives: March 2012

Waddington’s Definition and Process of Science

For my biology class, I am currently reading The Nature of Life by C.H. Waddington.  I’m only about 10 pages in so far, but every paragraph is packed with succinct insight about scientific development and culture. For my sake, I … Continue reading

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Review: The Prince

The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was my second time reading Machiavelli’s The Prince. I enjoyed it much more the second time. The stories he shares to demonstrate effective usurpation tainted my first experience. … Continue reading

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Review: Tales of the Fish Patrol

Tales of the Fish Patrol by Jack London My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a book that I read on my Kindle to the kids at bedtime. It’s taken quite a while, because their mom usually reads to … Continue reading

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Review: The Origin of Species

The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is an extensive work that deserves a big write-up. It will have to wait. I want to study it out more before I offer my opinions. … Continue reading

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Review: The Crossroads

The Crossroads by Chris Grabenstein My rating: 2 of 5 stars I think I’m becoming a snob when it comes to fiction. So few works of fiction have really impressed me lately. Maybe it’s the result of reading fantastic classics … Continue reading

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Read More Books

A friend just sent me this message on Facebook: Do you know how fast you read? …I noticed that you seem to finish a lot more books than I do and was wondering if you read pretty fast or just … Continue reading

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Review: How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines

How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines by Thomas C. Foster My rating: 4 of 5 stars How to Read Literature Like a Professor is an enjoyable book written by … Continue reading

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