A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson : “Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?” Below, you will find the book list offered up by the astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium, and popularizer of science.
by Mark Nichol
As storyteller, you are god.
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The System Of The World: Volume III of the baroque cycle Baroque Cycle 3: Amazon.co.uk: Neal Stephenson
Journeys of Frodo: An Atlas of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings: Atlas of J.R.R.Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings": Amazon.co.uk: Barbara Strachey Review ‘A handy volume… a good guide to Middle-earth for The Lord of the Rings readers… a painstaking and successful achievement.’ Amon Hen, The Bulletin of the Tolkien Society
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20 Common Grammar Mistakes That (Almost) Everyone Makes I’ve edited a monthly magazine for more than six years, and it’s a job that’s come with more frustration than reward. If there’s one thing I am grateful for — and it sure isn’t the pay — it’s that my work has allowed endless time to hone my craft to Louis Skolnick levels of grammar geekery.
I was incredibly lucky that my Mom owned a beautiful second-hand book store throughout my adolescence, because I constantly got to reap the reward of having amazing literature at my finger tips.
Aphorism : Short, sweet little sayings expressing an idea or opinion are familiar to everyone — they just don’t always know the technical term for them.
If you haven't read the Hunger Games you really should!