Tag Archives: Isaac Newton

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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The Books: Isaac Newton, by James Gleick

Daily Book Excerpt: Biography Next biography on the biography shelf is Isaac Newton, by James Gleick Newton with his prism and silent face, The marble index of a mind for ever Voyaging through strange seas of Thought, alone. — William … Continue reading

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The Newton Letter, by John Banville

Sir – Being of opinion that you endeavoured to embroil me with woemen & by other means I was so much affected with it as that when one told me you were sickly and would not live I answered twere … Continue reading

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Isaac Newton, by James Gleick

I finished my second book on the “From the Stacks” challenge list. Isaac Newton – by James Gleick. One of the reader reviews on that Amazon page says, “I found myself reading this book as I walked to the busstop … Continue reading

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From the Stacks Reading Challenge

Forgot to mention that I am going to join the “From the Stacks” challenge I’ve seen about the blog-world. Sounds fun – and I’ve actually already begun. Here’s what it is: If you are anything like me your stack of … Continue reading

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Isaac Newton The Man

There are a couple of books I’ve been working on for a while – they’re the kinds of books it seems okay to just dip into, put down for a while, and pick back up again. One of these books … Continue reading

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