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The Oxford Solid State Basics by Steven H. Simon
The Oxford Solid State Basics by Steven H. Simon
I bought this book on recommendation of my lecturer for a 3rd Year Condensed Matter physics course. It's very well laid out, and the descriptions of the phenomena are conversational which really adds something; I tried the Hook and Hall solid state physics and was much less of a fan of this. It covers most of the material I needed for my course at the right level(with the exception of some content on transport theory) and I suppose the only downside is that it could contain more detail on some phenomena - but these are really only quibbles as they're outside of the scope of the book.
Charlotte Street by Danny Wallace
Charlotte Street by Danny Wallace
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Heartwarming, 17 May 2012
I've always been a fan of Danny Wallace in the past, and I picked this up with some trepidaton because I was unsure whether he would make the transition to novels well. However, I found it to be a fun read and I found myself going back to it even when I should have been doing other things! The story details the changing life of Jason Priestly, former teacher and now journalist. Upon being left with a camera by a girl he helps with bags into a taxi, he finds himself searching for her, after idolising what he doesn't know of her and imagining it.

What I liked about this was that it didn't try too hard, and it was very believable. It flowed, and when reading it, I'd look up and find… Read more
Here We Stand ~ The Fratellis
Here We Stand ~ The Fratellis
1 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent, 23 May 2008
Heard about 60% of the new songs when they played at rock city - you wont be disapointed, but its not as upbeat as Costello Music i don't think.

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