Living Fossil: The Story of the Coelacanth (review)

Biology has never been one of my strongest interests, but now and then I dive into it a bit. When Bookbub mentioned Living Fossil was on sale for some stupidly low price I thought I’d pick it up. It’s a good book. Pretty readable and interesting. The writing’s not always as coherent as one would like — … More Living Fossil: The Story of the Coelacanth (review)

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

I’d heard of this book before, and probably of the webcomic it derives from, but for incomprehensible reasons I hadn’t read either until recently when a Twitterite posted news of a new Lovelace and Babbage story, the first in quite some time. I binge-read what comics are still online (some which are in this book … More The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage

ThreeMen In aB oat

Years ago, back when I was running the Monty Python Special Interest Group of American Mensa (but that’s another story), a fellow MPSIG member recommended Jerome K. Jerome’s novel Three Men In a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog). I read it, I enjoyed it. Some years later I read Connie Willis’s time travel novel, To … More ThreeMen In aB oat