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Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension - Matt Parker **** 26 Apr 2015 - One of the better recreational maths books, pulled together with infectious enthusiasm by stand-up mathematician Matt Parker.
The Vital Question - Nick Lane ****15 Apr 2015 - A fascinating exploration of why life is the way it is at the cellular level, exploiting the significance of flows of energy to understand the nature of molecular machines.
The Accidental Species - Henry Gee ***** Updated 24 Apr 2015 - The Accidental Species - the best book I’ve ever read for putting evolution into perspective, and for giving a real understanding of the nature of the fossil record and what it can and can’t tell us - is now in paperback.
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