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Chasing the Sun: A Cultural and Scientific History of the Star That Gives Us Life - Community Reviews back

by Richard Cohen
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 6 years ago
I have no idea how anyone can write such a boring and long-winded book on such an incredible and exiting subject!
To Shoot or Not to Shoot
To Shoot or Not to Shoot rated it 7 years ago
An epic story indeed. This book was too big for bedtime so I left it in the living room and read a chapter or a few pages when I felt like it. The best chapters were brilliant - and I can imagine that all the chapters were good but that for each individual different chapters might be the ones to spa...
Edward
Edward rated it 8 years ago
List of Illustrations and Illustration CreditsPrefaceSunrise on Mount Fuji--Chasing the Sun: A Cultural and Scientific History of the Star That Gives Us LifeSunset on the GangesAcknowledgementsSourcesIndex
Edward
Edward rated it 8 years ago
List of Illustrations and Illustration CreditsPrefaceSunrise on Mount Fuji--Chasing the Sun: A Cultural and Scientific History of the Star That Gives Us LifeSunset on the GangesAcknowledgementsSourcesIndex
carey
carey rated it 9 years ago
Massive disappointment - load of mish mash comprising personal anecdotes, pseudo science, myths, etc that amounted to a load of rubbish. I kept going just because I couldn't believe what he would put in next. Although the literary section - yawn - was reasonable.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 9 years ago
book of the week - a combination of pop-science, myth, historical trivia and travel.
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