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The Ascent of Man, by Jacob Bronowski: A Review

Before James Burke’s The Day the Universe Changed, before Carl Sagan’s Cosmos, and before David Attenborough’s Life on Earth or any other great multi-part science and nature documentary that you care to name, there was 1973’s The Ascent of Man. Intended as a complementary … Continue reading

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The Books of General Ignorance, by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson: A Short Review

The news in October, 2015 that Stephen Fry was to step down as host of the BBC panel show QI created a minor furore among a very specific set of viewers. Further word that he was to be replaced by the … Continue reading

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