Book Cover: Anti-intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter

Matt’s Reviews: Anti-intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter

  Publisher:            Alfred A. Knopf   Publish Date:       1969   Copyright Date:   1962   Pages:                 434   Author:                 Richard Hofstadter   ISBN (The version I read from the library pre-dated ISBN, but a more recent edition):    ISBN13: 9780394703176    ISBN10: 0394703170 Anti-intellectualism […]

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Book Cover: Range by David Epstein

Matt’s Reviews: Range: How Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World by David Epstein

  Publisher:             RIVERHEAD BOOKS/PENGUIN PUTNAM Publication date: 04/27/2021 Pages:                    368 ISBN:                     9780735214507 Author:                  David Epstein   Range: How Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World  by David Epstein includes several real world examples […]

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Book Cover: The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks

Matt’s Reviews: The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks

   Publisher:              SIMON & SCHUSTER TRADE    Publication date:  04/02/1998    Pages:                     256    Copyright Year:    1985    ISBN:                      0-684-85394-9    Author:                  Oliver Sacks   The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a […]

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Matt’s Reviews: The Genius Plague by David Walton

  Publisher:               PYR Publication date:  10/03/2017 Pages:                     384 ISBN13:                  9781633883437 ISBN10:                 1633883434 Author:                  David Walton   The Genius Plague by David Walton is a fun sci-fi thriller.  A mycology researcher (someone who studies fungus) comes […]

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What would signal life on another planet?

In June, astronomers reported a disappointing discovery: The James Webb Space Telescope failed to find a thick atmosphere around the rocky planet TRAPPIST-1 C, an exoplanet in one of the most tantalizing planetary systems in […]

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