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Guns, Germs, and Steel

Perhaps the book should have been called crops, germs and mammals [...]

Running on Emptiness, Zerzan

The gap between machines and humans is shrinking, but not because machines are becoming more human [...]

High Tide, Mark Lynas

This book now challenges the reader to ponder if climate crises are one-offs or part of global warming. [...]

Blogiversary Books

Civilization by Niall Ferguson and Nathan Wolfe’s The Viral Storm [...]

The Valentine’s Freezeout

Two queens peeked back at Montague Pool. Two more women to pile more misery on a miserable day. [...]

The Wind in the Willows

A jolly good yarn for the non-mollycoddled and a chance to enjoy the adventures of a water vole [...]

Confessions of a Shopaholic

Had Orwell been the author, we would have acclaimed its irony and the exposure of capitalism’s cynical blandishments [...]

The Revenge of Gaia

James Lovelock is largely rehashing what he’s said before [...]

A Short History of Progress

Ronald Wright really has written a shorty at 132 pages of contents [...]