Daily Archives: June 30, 2018

Book Review: The Juvenilia Of Jane Austen And Charlotte Brontë

The Juvenilia Of Jane Austen And Charlotte Brontë, by Jane Austen and Charlotte Brontë Given the fame of Jane Austen’s writings as well as Jane Eyre, it is little surprise that the childhood works of the authors (hereafter abbreviated as … Continue reading

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Office Birdwatching

From time to time I enjoy reading about birders or engaging in some enjoyable birdwatching myself when it is convenient to do so.  I am no great master of the many types of tiny seedcatching birds that can be found … Continue reading

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Book Review: Who We Are And How We Got Here

Who We Are And How We Got Here:  Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past, by David Reich Although I am by no means fond of the evolutionary worldview of the author, a worldview that is shared … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ancestors: In Search Of Human Origins

Ancestors:  In Search Of Human Origins, by Donald Johanson, Lenora Johanson, and Blake Edgar This book is the companion volume to a Nova series that must have ran a decade or two ago that I didn’t watch and am unlikely … Continue reading

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