Tag Archives: Dava Sobel

Recommended Books: Non-Fiction

I have been meaning to do a Part 2 to my Recommended Books: Fiction list – put together years ago. I wanted to recommend non-fiction, from history books to biographies to essays to whatever. Here is the Non-Fiction list. I’ve … Continue reading

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2010 Books Read

Round-up of the books I read this year, in the order in which I read them. I am nearly finished with one last book (a collection of stories by Miranda July, given to me by my sister Siobhan for my … Continue reading

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The Books: “Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love” (Dava Sobel)

Next book in my science and philosophy shelf: Another book by Dava Sobel – this one called Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love. A marvelous book. It tells the story of Galileo’s life, as well as … Continue reading

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The Books: “Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time”(Dava Sobel)

Next book on the science and philosophy bookshelf: Dava Sobel’s wonderful Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time. My mother was the one who made me read this book. She … Continue reading

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