Absolutely wonderful. A tour of our evolutionary ancestors back through time with many stops along the way to illuminate various aspects of Darwinism.
A mind-blowing novel set in the dirtiest city in all of fantasydom.
An alternative history spanning 700 years in which the Black Death kills almost all of Christendom (instead of one-third).
A lovely little history of the eighteenth-century chess playing “automaton” known as The Turk.
A neurologist’s theory of consciousness. Damasio’s work with patients brings a unique perspective to the problem of consciousness. Recommended.
Also known as Shock-headed Peter, a happy little German children’s book.