Book Club Discussion: The Goddess of Small Victories

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Do you ever wonder what it would be like to have dinner with Albert Einstein? In the novel The Goddess of Small Victories (Other Press) by Yannick Grannec, we get a glimpse into mathematician Kurt Gödel who was good friends with Albert Einstein. Gödel’s colleagues are immortalized in the history books, but Grannec gives the scientists and mathematician humanity through […]

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What’s On Your Nightstand: Joelle Herr

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I had so much fun with Joelle Herr’s irreverent William Shakespeare Rewritten by You, I just had to know what books she had on her nightstand. My to-be-read list has gotten longer thanks to her list. Read on to find out what book has been sitting on her nightstand for several months and why! The Paying […]

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Review: The Wonder of All Things

The Wonder of All Things by Jason Mott

I loved Jason Mott’s debut novel The Returned so much that I hunted down an elusive galley of his second  at Book Expo America. The Wonder of All Things has been sitting patiently on my shelf until closer to its release date, when I released it from my self-imposed ban. I even cleared my schedule in order to read it […]

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Book Club Feature: The Goddess of Small Victories + Giveaway

Goddess of Small Victories by Yannick Grannec

Staying in theme with our first book club selection, our second pick for October is also about numbers. The Goddess of Small Victories (Other Press) by Yannick Grannec (translated by  Willard Wood) is a fictional account about brilliant mathematician Kurt Gödel as told from his wife’s perspective. Adele, a former cabaret dancer, was shunned by the scientific community, […]

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Book Club Discussion: Dataclysm by Christian Rudder

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It’s not often you find me sneaking time to read a book full of data and statistics by Christian Rudder, Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think We No One’s Looking) is different.  OKCupid co-founder Rudder uses extensive data from the dating site and other sources to discover facts such as couples who have less mutual connections on Facebook […]

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What’s On Your Nightstand: Wendy Piersall

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I personally love seeing what other artists are reading so I’m excited to have talented artist and author Wendy Piersall show off the books on her nightstand. Take it away Wendy!  I’m quite happy that this request has come at a time when I actually HAVE books on my nightstand! I go through phases with […]

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