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The books I read in 2008

Amazon Customer "richardbrit"
 
Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design
Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design
"Very good."
A Spot of Bother
A Spot of Bother
"A tale of modern life."
Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon
Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon
"Easy to read Dennett"
The Little Friend
The Little Friend
"Generally a load of cobblers. A good beginning though."
The Retreat of Reason: Political Correctness and the Corruption of Public Debate in Modern Britain (Second Edition)
The Retreat of Reason: Political Correctness and the Corruption of Public Debate in Modern Britain (Second Edition)
"Confirmation that there is still hope, and that the entire world is not mad."
The Emerging Mind: The BBC Reith Lectures 2003
The Emerging Mind: The BBC Reith Lectures 2003
"Very interesting"
The Naked Trader: How Anyone Can Make Money Trading Shares
The Naked Trader: How Anyone Can Make Money Trading Shares
"Very informative"
Into the Silent Land: Travels in Neuropsychology
Into the Silent Land: Travels in Neuropsychology
"Almost excellent"
Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs: (She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse)
Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs: (She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse)
"As expected. Ok."
This is Not a Drill: Just Another Glorious Day in the Oilfield
This is Not a Drill: Just Another Glorious Day in the Oilfield
"Good for a rigman I guess."
The Holy Qur'an (Classics of World Literature)
The Holy Qur'an (Classics of World Literature)
"After finally reading this book cover to cover I am now qualified to say that this is utter nonsense written by a delusional paranoid lunatic."
Phantoms in the Brain: Human Nature and the Architecture of the Mind
Phantoms in the Brain: Human Nature and the Architecture of the Mind
"Excellent."
THE BOOK OF MORMON: ANOTHER TESTAMENT OF JESUS CHRIST.
THE BOOK OF MORMON: ANOTHER TESTAMENT OF JESUS CHRIST.
"Tripe! Or as the Scottish might say, 'total pish!’, but still far more readable and coherent than the 'Holy Quran', and with nothing like as much violence and hatred."
The Girl in the Picture: The Remarkable Story of Vietnam's Most Famous Casualty
The Girl in the Picture: The Remarkable Story of Vietnam's Most Famous Casualty
"A great record of an important historic time and a girls journey through it."
A Short History Of Nearly Everything
A Short History Of Nearly Everything
"Can read this again and again and get something new each time."
A Long Short War: The Postponed Liberation of Iraq
A Long Short War: The Postponed Liberation of Iraq
"He's quite right. I'm almost certain of it."
Earth and Life Through Time (Course S103)
Earth and Life Through Time (Course S103)
"The info in these books is brilliant."
Nature via Nurture: Genes, experience and what makes us human
Nature via Nurture: Genes, experience and what makes us human
"Very good."
The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature (Penguin Press Science)
The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature (Penguin Press Science)
"Very, very good."
Your Inner Fish: The amazing discovery of our 375-million-year-old ancestor: A Journey into the 3.5 Billion-Year History of the Human Body
Your Inner Fish: The amazing discovery of our 375-million-year-old ancestor: A Journey into the 3.5 Billion-Year History of the Human Body
"Very good, again."
Childhood's End
Childhood's End
"Great sci-fi."
The King Never Smiles: A Biography of Thailand's Bhumibol Adulyadej
The King Never Smiles: A Biography of Thailand's Bhumibol Adulyadej
"Brilliantly revealing."
A Kestrel for a Knave (Penguin Modern Classics)
A Kestrel for a Knave (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Brilliant."
Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire
Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire
"A seemingly unbiased acount of Americas history. A great read."