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When to Rob a Bank: Levitt and Dubner **** 27 June 2015 - Despite being a collection of blog entries, there’s plenty of imagination and interest in the Freakonomics pair applying their approach to all manner of aspects of everyday life.
The Cosmic Microwave Background: Rhodri Evans **** 27 June 2015 - A very approachable exploration of the CMB and its implications for cosmology. Just a shame about the price.
The New Wild: Fred Pearce *****19 June 2015 - Excellent exploration of why ‘invasive’ and ‘alien’ species are actually potentially beneficial, and how impossible (and unnatural) it is to preserve the environment in aspic.
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