great books

great books

Over the last few years, I have been put onto some great books-  so this is maybe a repeat from some where else, but I do want to promote the following at least,  again maybe… anyway, I suppose if I did not have a kindle, I may not have got them, as the local sources are pretty poor for this sort of thing (Hint Hint local library & bookstores!!) This blogger usually has some great suggestions too.

Read on mCduffies!!

Title Author

Oxygen: The molecule that made the world (Popular Science)
Lane, Nick

The Selfish Gene: 30th Anniversary Edition–with a new Introduction by the Author
Dawkins, Richard

Power, Sex, Suicide : Mitochondria and the meaning of life
Lane, Nick

Life’s Ratchet: How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos
Hoffmann, Peter M.

The Disappearing Spoon
Kean, Sam

The Horse, the Wheel, and Language
Anthony, David W.

Why The West Rules–For Now
Morris, Ian

Your Inner Fish: The amazing discovery of our 375-million-year-old ancestor
Shubin, Neil

A Planet of Viruses
Zimmer, Carl

Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution
Lane, Nick

The Ascent Of Man
Bronowski, Jacob

Ice, Mud and Blood (MacSci)
Turney, Chris

Blood, Iron and Gold: How the Railways Transformed the World
Wolmar, Christian

Wonderful Life
Steven Gould

guns, germs and steel
Jared Diamond


About tone

Widowed exRigPigGeo 50yr old dad of 4 'teens', is doin' job raisin' kids, misses a lot of things. Family (close and extended) and Friends - an important part in our of life. Likes gadgets, speedsailing, reading (SF), geology/archeology, maps. Coffee monster- burnt out one espresso maker too many. Have to have plenty spare "moccona" in cupboard. Things I miss- Tarn. The rig life and income. A lot of sailing. Tarn.
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