Books Of Interest January 8, 2014

I ran across these from my various reading over the weekend:

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The Species Seekers: Heroes, Fools, And The Mad Pursuit Of Life On Earth     Richard Conniff

This book explores when the curiosity seekers of the 17th and 18th century would bring back exotic finds to their homelands. Published in 2009, I don’t know how I missed it. Looks very interesting!!!

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Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design     Charles Montgomery

The author uses numerous illustrations as more people are moving back to the city on how we can make them a happier and a less stressful place to live.

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Divine Fury: A History Of Genuis     Darrin M. McMahon

The author explores the history of genuis throughout history and its effects on our lives and our culture.

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Think Like A Freak     Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dunbar

This book comes out in May of 2014 by the authors of Freakonomics.


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