Monday, May 2, 2011

Nick's Picks

It's been quite a while since we've posted a book review from Nick Taylor, who we got to know in his capacity as Sales Manager at Borders Uptown.  Nick's consented to continue making book recommendations, although our Borders is no more, and will carry them on his personal blog.  We'll continue to link to them as long as he's willing to review them. 

The Life and Death of Planet Earth
by Peter D. Ward and Donald Brownlee

In observance of the recent passing holidays and emergence of spring my twelfth pick focuses on cycles, indeed the greatest of our globe, The Life and Death of Planet Earth: how the new science of astrobiology charts the ultimate fate of our world.

Astrobiology is a relatively new science emerging as a culmination of astronomy, biology and paleontology and offers a predictive view into the future inevitable demise of our present planet.  Continue reading here.

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