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« Reply #25 on: May 16, 2018, 10:19:33 PM »
The Innocence of Objects by Orhan Pamuk

The Bronte Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects by Deborah Lutz

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« Reply #26 on: May 16, 2018, 10:33:29 PM »
Charlotte Brontë: the Evolution of Genius - Winifred Gérin (half-way through it at the moment.)
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« Reply #27 on: May 16, 2018, 11:04:52 PM »
The Growth of the Mind: and the Endangered Origins of Intelligence by Stanley Greenspan
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« Reply #28 on: May 17, 2018, 01:56:39 PM »
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life - Charles Darwin
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« Reply #29 on: May 17, 2018, 03:03:49 PM »

The Science of Discworld III Darwins Watch. The late great Sir Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen.
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« Reply #30 on: May 17, 2018, 04:08:32 PM »
The Dean’s Watch - Elizabeth Goudge

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« Reply #31 on: May 17, 2018, 04:12:16 PM »
The Screwtape Letters - C S Lewis

Krapp's Last Tape - Samuel Beckett

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« Reply #32 on: May 17, 2018, 04:15:28 PM »
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life - Charles Darwin

The Invention of Nature - Andrea Wulf
(About Alexander von Humboldt who influenced and met Darwin - and influenced huge numbers of other scientists as well)

All I knew about him before I read this was the Humboldt Current and the Humboldt Squid.
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« Reply #33 on: May 17, 2018, 04:20:37 PM »
Witches Abroad. The late Great Sir Terry Pratchett.

Witch Amongst Us - Lois Bourne

(She lived a few miles away from me in Keynsham - whose previous most famous inhabitant was one Horace Batchelor, who broadcast on Radio Luxembourg his 'infallible' method of winning on the football pools)
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« Reply #34 on: May 17, 2018, 04:22:43 PM »
Travels with My Aunt by Graham Greene

Travels with a Donkey - Robert Luis Stevenson

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« Reply #35 on: May 17, 2018, 04:27:13 PM »
Travels with a Donkey - Robert Luis Stevenson

The Golden Ass - Apuleius

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« Reply #36 on: May 17, 2018, 04:29:32 PM »
'So long and thanks for all the fish' by Douglas Adams.

Cod - A Biography of the Fish that changed the World
Mark Kurlansky

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« Reply #37 on: May 17, 2018, 04:30:56 PM »
The Crow Road - Iain Banks

Crow - poems by Ted Hughes

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« Reply #38 on: May 17, 2018, 04:35:11 PM »
The Growth of the Mind: and the Endangered Origins of Intelligence by Stanley Greenspan

Battle for the Mind - William Sargant

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« Reply #39 on: May 17, 2018, 04:40:37 PM »
The Bronte Cabinet: Three Lives in Nine Objects by Deborah Lutz

Discourse on the Eighth and Ninth (author unknown: 2nd C CE)

Talk about obscure - I just put that one in for the possible Gnostics among us.

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« Reply #40 on: May 17, 2018, 04:46:13 PM »
Charlotte Brontë: the Evolution of Genius - Winifred Gérin (half-way through it at the moment.)



The Good Queen Charlotte -Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald

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« Reply #41 on: May 17, 2018, 06:31:53 PM »
I thought we were only supposed to connect to the post before ours! Like your name by the way Dicky.

A Woman with a Past by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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« Reply #42 on: May 17, 2018, 11:13:58 PM »
I thought we were only supposed to connect to the post before ours! Like your name by the way Dicky.

A Woman with a Past by F. Scott Fitzgerald
We are. Dicky's being a dickhead.
Going back to before DU poxed things up;
The Watch and Clock Encyclopedia - Donald De Carle.
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« Reply #43 on: May 17, 2018, 11:20:28 PM »
The Night Watchman by John le Carre
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« Reply #44 on: May 17, 2018, 11:25:01 PM »
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

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« Reply #45 on: May 17, 2018, 11:34:22 PM »
(About halfway through that one Gordon)

A Man and His Watch by Matthew Hranek
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« Reply #46 on: May 18, 2018, 12:22:24 AM »
Watches - David Thompson
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Rhiannon

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« Reply #47 on: May 18, 2018, 09:28:54 AM »
I quite like Dicky going off piste, interesting, especially Lois Bourne.

Anyway-

The Clocks - Agatha Christie.

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« Reply #48 on: May 18, 2018, 11:33:58 AM »

Thief of Time. The late great Sir Terry Pratchett.
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« Reply #49 on: May 18, 2018, 11:54:20 AM »
The Book Thief - Markus Zusak.