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Who's your favourite science fiction author (if you like sci-fi)?

I've always enjoyed asimov

Started by Vyktor Alzirr

77 Nov 3, 2011
Reply by Carolyn R

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Hadden

  I don't read much fiction, as I'm typically disappointed with the style of writing with many popular authors. But I ran across The Curio…

Started by A Former Member

0 Nov 1, 2011

Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software, by Steven Johnson

No single neuron in our brains is self-aware. Nor is any neuron aware of the brain’s system of organization. Individually, a neuron is usel…

Started by A Former Member

4 Sep 18, 2011
Reply by A Former Member

Sarah Vowell

Has anyone read any of Sarah Vowell's work? I read & listened to UNFAMILIAR FISHES and am now almost half way through reading and liste…

Started by Carol Smith

3 Sep 13, 2011
Reply by Carol Smith

On Being Certain: Believing You Are Right Even When You're Not

How do we know what we know? And how do we know that we are correct? Typically, when we feel that we are correct.In On Being Certain, neuro…

Started by A Former Member

4 Jul 30, 2011
Reply by A Former Member

Kindle ebook sharing?

Do you do any kinds of electronic book sharing in this group?  Since December 30th, there's been the option to loan books on the Kindle for…

Started by New Atheist

1 Jun 6, 2011
Reply by stephen

how the dead live

I'm just over half-way through another Will Self novel: "how the dead live". From the blurb:-"Scabrous, vicious and unpleasant in life, Lil…

Started by Ian Mason

0 May 27, 2011

Jesus Potter Harry Christ - Free Review Copy!

I've recently published a book comparing Jesus to Harry Potter in order to identify the mythic elements of the gospels. Although several bo…

Started by Derek Murphy

0 Apr 25, 2011

Error and mistake

Just finished reading Kathryn Schulz's "Being Wrong". A real brain-shaker and delightfully optimistic. Of particular interest are the chapt…

Started by Ian Mason

0 Apr 8, 2011

Life, Sex and Ideas: The Good Life Without God, by AC Grayling

Life, Sex and Ideas: The Good Life Without God, by AC Grayling A review by Dallas Gaytheist If, from reading this book’s tagline, you were…

Started by A Former Member

2 Mar 25, 2011
Reply by Donegal


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