Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Emperor of All Maladies; A Biography of Cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee

Book 16: The Emperor of All Maladies The Emperor of all Maladies is, quite simply, a fantastic book. Titled as a “Biography of Cancer”, I can think of no better description. The book describes the path of cancer knowledge from … Continue reading

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Thing Explainer, Randall Munroe

Book 15: Thing Explainer First, I have to state up front that I am a very big fan of Randall Munroe. I first became acquainted with him through his internet comic strip xkcd, through which he has revealed himself to … Continue reading

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Transgression, James W. Nichol

Book 14 – Transgression My son picked this book out for me as a Christmas gift because it “sounded interesting”. And it really was. It is two stories in one; a story of forbidden love between a French girl and … Continue reading

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The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin

Book 13 – The Dispossessed I selected this book for the BBCE, and it is a re-read, although I read it quite a while ago and as it happens I did misremember significant plot points…possible an age thing. The blog … Continue reading

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