Scott's Book Review

The Heart’s Invisible Furies

John Boyne

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times

John Boyne ( was born in Dublin, where he still lives. His first short story was published by the Sunday Tribune and in 1993 was...

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The Blood of Emmett Till

Timothy B. Tyson

Past Present - American Civil Rights

At a tiny hamlet in the Mississippi Delta there stands Bryant’s Grocery. Here in August 1955, a 14-year-old black youth from Chicago, Emmett Till, allegedly...

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Afterglow of Creation

Marcus Chown

Experimental Evidence - Cosmology

In the week which marked the death of Stephen Hawking on 14 March 2018, many people will be prompted to read one of his books or another on cosmology....

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Western Atheism

James A. Thrower

Egghead Choice - Philosophy - Atheism

Many people now find the old creeds unconvincing, and are increasingly turning to naturalistic explanations of their world. At significant moments in their...

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Too Much to Know

Ann Blair

Egghead Choice - Information Management

Some years ago, one began to hear people say ‘too much information’. Additionally one’s state of awareness on any matter was confined on a...

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