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Another trivia roundup

I run through trivia books like other girls run through, say, a tube of lipstick. At any given time, in between the novels I read, I thumb through five to eight trivia books simultaneously and all over the house — … Continue reading

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Surely you’re joking, Mr. Feynman!

I was watching an episode of The Big Bang Theory where Leonard celebrates his birthday, and Wollowitz presents him with a signed copy of Feynman’s Lectures on Physics. By then I’d watched enough BBT episodes to know that Richard Feynman … Continue reading

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The Verdict on Percy Jackson

I’ve had the Percy Jackson books thrust at me by random people because they know I’m a big Harry Potter fan, and people who really know me can tell them that the more people foist a book on me the … Continue reading

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Up, Up, and Away

(blogging about another old favorite, as I’m still in the middle of reading Silverlock and am majorly swamped, hay…) When I was in 4th grade, my dad usually picked me up after work so I had a few hours to … Continue reading

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Oh, the drama!

It took me over a year to go and read Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner (also avoiding the movie like the plague) because I have a built-in aversion to books that are overly hyped or foisted on me by other … Continue reading

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