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Wonderdog: Jules Howard ***** 13 May 2022 - With a light touch, Howard takes us enjoyably through the way that dogs have contributed to scientific knowledge and what science has taught us about dogs.
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An Infinity of Worlds: Will Kinney *** 20 April 2022 - Good on the basics of inflation, but assumes so much about the reader's knowledge of other aspects of cosmology it's difficult to see who the audience is.
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Schrödinger in Oxford: David Clary *** 18 April 2022 - Some fascinating details of the quantum physicist's brief period as a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford - but too fine grained in its coverage for the general reader.
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Tell Me an Ending: Jo Harkin **** 16 May 2022 - Despite a structure I found confusing, this is an excellent novel exploring the implications of a technology company offering a procedure to remove unwanted memories.
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Project Hail Mary - Andy Weir ***** 12 May 2022 - If you like an SF book with lots of real science underlying the action, this is pretty much the perfect science fiction novel.
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The Clockwork Man - E. V. Odle *** 6 May 2022 - A weird 1923 cross between a humorous romance of the period and a mythological creation. Often called the first cyborg story - but it isn't really.
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The Music Instinct: Philip Ball **** 12 April 2022 - Though it dates back to 2010, a wonderful exploration of what music is, how it is put together and how it affects us.


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