Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Gene: An Intimate History

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By Sunil Kumar Only the 2nd post this month; another review. A long rambling philosophical cum scientific book by Siddhartha Mukherjee. Genetics is a new science – you can plausibly date it from the rediscovery around 1900 of Gregor Mendel’s …

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The Romanovs

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By Sunil Kumar 9th month of 2017. On my visit to the U.K last month; picked up 3 books in Heffer’s Cambridge including this massive tome from Simon Sebag Montefiore; a history of Russia’s last imperial clan; the Romanovs. A …

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