book recommendations

The Case Against Sugar

Holy Crap! I started avoiding sugar after reading this. A really compelling argument, backed up by plenty of studies, about the dramatic negative effect refined sugar has on us. (View on Amazon)

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Napoleon: A Life

Napoleon rewrote the rules of war in 19th century Europe, conquering pretty much everything in his path. The book explains how this (essentially middle-class, non-french) guy from Corsica became Emperor of France. And then he stopped following his own rules […]

book recommendations

The Gene: An Intimate History

Everything you ever wanted to know about genetics, from the very very beginning when humans knew nothing, through some of the amazing things that scientists are able to do with today’s modern technology.  (View on Amazon)