Earthbound Misfit

 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 84% (16 of 19)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,071,420 - Total Helpful Votes: 16 of 19
Rebuilding the Matrix: Science And Faith In The 21&hellip by Denis Alexander
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 2 Feb 2011
I was hoping for a thorough, balanced book on the relation between religion and science and this book does go some way to acheiving that.
However, I refuse to rate it highly due to the author's shocking misunderstanding of certain theories. At least I hope it is misunderstanding because if not, the author is puposely 'cherry-picking' quotes and misrepresenting other authors' work to support his own claims.
I have only read 2 of the books that he seems to misunderstand - 'The Selfish Gene' by Richard Dawkins and 'Practical Ethics' by Peter Singer. In Dawkin's case the author seems to not understand the idea that genes are not 'selfish' in the human interpretation of the word and… Read more
How to Knit: The Definitive Knitting Course: The D&hellip by Debbie Bliss
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Agree with other reviewers who say that the patterns are very dated. Only made one jumper for my daughter and that was because I felt I should make something from it. None of the other patterns appeal at all.

Would say if you're new and want to get started knitting some nice wearable items, then go for Stitch 'n Bitch Handbook: Instructions, Patterns, and Advice for a New Generation of Knitters or Knitty Gritty: Knitting for the Absolute Beginner.

The only reason I'm not completely disappointed with this book is that it has really good stitch… Read more
Crazy Hair by Neil Gaiman
Crazy Hair by Neil Gaiman
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Crazy Hair, 20 Jun 2010
Love this book. Is just so different to other childrens' books and the illustrations are fantastic.
Is recommended for 4 years plus but my 2 year old twins love it and shout 'Crazy Hair' every time we get to the end of the lines.

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