Day: July 10, 2005

Reviewing the Review: July 10 2005

I have to give the New York Times Book Review points for diversity today. I always like to hear about books that emerge from unlikely places in the world (note: university writing programs in Iowa and Vermont do not count as unlikely places), and I am glad to be introduced … Read the rest

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Adventures in Applied Topology

The increased popularity of self-publishing and the ease of print-on-demand services now make it possible for niche books and obscure topics to find an audience. It also gives us fodder for wacky polls and the craziest book titles we never thought we’d see. Retired physics professor Richard Kiehn took top … Read the rest

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