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Wanda's Book Reviews

I am currently reading my way through a long list of science fiction and fantasy titles.  (http://www.npr.org/2011/08/07/138938145/science-fiction-and-fantasy-finalists if you are interested in the list).

Currently reading

A Fatal Grace
Louise Penny
Progress: 234/416 pages
Lord Peter Views the Body
Dorothy L. Sayers
The Borrower
Rebecca Makkai
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
Alfred Birnbaum, Haruki Murakami

Reading progress update: I've read 22 out of 269 pages.

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History - Elizabeth Kolbert

The history of life thus consists of "long periods of boredom interrupted occasionally by panic."

 

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"I sought a career in herpetology because I enjoy working with animals," Joseph Mendelson, a herpetologist at Zoo Atlanta has written.  "I did not anticipate that it would come to resemble paleontology."