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Mlodinow appears to have discovered a profitable line in 'ghosting' books by famous physicists. This title is almost a re-run of Some time with Feynman
, one of the few books I regret purchasing. The whole book is given a spurious depth by dropping in tired old cliches like 'Science doesn't need God'. What science needs is evidence and numbers; not this kind of ultralightweight vapour.
I did not notice Mlodinow's name when I saw the book, I was in a hurry and thought to myself 'Hawking is always good for a challenge'. Wrong again! Another title for my list of regrets.
The text plods terribly; it is hard to… Read more