Simmons wonderfully recreates what it must be like to be trapped in the frozen Artic for years at a time and then ups the ante by throwing in an element of supernatural terror that somehow does not detract from the terrific historical realism. Leibowitz in the desert southwest attempt to save humanity's last precious tidbits scared stiff tales of sex and death in Lubbock knowledge through their collection of "memorabilia.
The science aspects, although fascinating, are not well incorporated into the plot. Your proper health and good functioning depends not just upon you, yourself, but also upon the myriad forms of bacteria we have co-evolved with over thousands of years that have become essential to how we live.
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This book is a biography of Harlow-- I could have used a little less of his life and a little more on the powerful ideas, but nonetheless, this was a fascinating and scared stiff tales of sex and death in Lubbock book. This was a simply fascinating book-- full of interesting anecdotes to amuse, entertain, and in my case, annoyyour friends.
Enjoyable and thought-provoking reading for any baseball fan concerned about the state of the game. After listening to an interview with him about this book, I realized it would be right up my alley, despite the fact that I don't generally read political novels.
It takes all the recent scientific study of evolutionary psychology and evolutionary biology and places it in a very reader-friendly practical context.
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Conducted in the 's these experiments helped to teach the world about the importance of touch, affection, and love. She felt all the strength and abandon of the trees flood through her. Livesey, masterfully switches point of view between characters to slowly reveal more of the true nature of the characters and the secrets of their past.
The stories all have elements of impotence and rape. I listened to the first two on tape for which I do not provide reviews-- I think a proper evaluation requires the actual reading and I didn't want to start with the review of the third.
Unfortunately, the lack of narrative coherence and the fact that you feel like you really don't know the main characters after spending nearly pages with them, make this book a disappointment.