Category Archives: Books

The Years of Rice and Salt

Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Years of Rice and Salt has been nominated for a Hugo this year. Robinson’s intellect cannot be denied; he has created alternate history on an epic scale. As an engaging work of fiction, however, its 658 pages make a decidely uneven read.

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Textbook Review – “An Introduction to the Standard Model of Particle Physics”

Yet another textbook review, destined to be one of our least viewed articles. We’ve got one request for a review of a Modern Algebra textbook, which should come early this summer. (That one’s an 800 page monster.) If there are other areas of math and physics that interest you, let me know. I’ve probably got a text on the subject, and I’ll add it to the list.
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