We're here to read and discuss what would generally be called 'popular' science titles; one book every other month. Welcome! We vote as a group on a fresh list of submissions every two months. Our over-flow nomination list is here: http://booklikes.com/apps/reading-lists/840/the-flat-book-society-nominated-books
Last post: I finished it up last night - it was excellent. I never really understood the horizontal gene transfer until I read his explanation; I'd always just heard "bacteria can evolv... by Murder by Death
Last post: GAH! My life has been riddled with typos the last couple of days. You should see what happens when I'm using the voice recognition software - it is capable of some outstanding... by Murder by Death
Last post: Finished up last night. I listened to the audiobook a few years ago, and definitely liked it more the first time through. MbD - The Popular Science analogy is a good one to... by
Last post: My dentist plays Attenborough shows to his patients when they're in the chair, so I'm guessing he'd definitely struggle to portray Humboldt's energy accurately. It doesn't ... by Murder by Death
Last post: Yeah, just my opinion, but I think Thoreau's chapter was the weakest of the bunch. I had no idea about Marsh, so that was sort of interesting and Muir, while completely not t... by Murder by Death
Last post: I went to a good high school, where I had both science and history (mostly from good teachers) every year - and the name of Humboldt was never brought up. I took a couple of ... by
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