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The Telescopic Tourist's Guide to the Moon: Andrew May *** 23 July 2017 - Great guide for any would-be amateur astronomer. Would be ***** as such, just lower mark as general popular science.
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Significant Figures: Ian Stewart **** 21 July 2017 - Ian Stewart gives us short mathematical biographies of key figures - some familiar, some not.
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Basic Instincts: Pete Lunn **** 17 July 2017 - A wonderful demonstration that economics works more like Ancient Greek philosophy and science. Suffers a bit from business book style, and sadly out of print - but well worth digging out.
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