[ExI] books

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 20:16:00 UTC 2018

Thanks for the book recommendations.  I can't get enough of them.  bill w

On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 3:14 PM Dan TheBookMan <danust2012 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Don’t think I could beat Bill W on the sheer number of books read, but
> three books I’ve read this year that could be interest to Extropians are:
> 1. The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life by David Quammen —
> really beats to death (as I suspect writers of science books are wont to
> do) the notion of horizontal gene transfer.
> 2. The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli — dissects the idea of time from
> different perspectives and doesn’t shortchange or cheapen physics in the
> process. (That said, this is for the lay reader. So consider it a starting
> point. But all the books I’m mentioning are for lay readers.;)
> 3. How We Talk: The Inner Workings of Conversation by N. J. Enfield —
> instead of looking at language from the viewpoint of grammar or words,
> considers the dynamics of conversations including how pauses and the like
> work (and how they seem to not vary much across languages and cultures).
> Regards,
> Dan
>    Sample my Kindle books at:
> http://author.to/DanUst
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