This week I tell you about Learning From the Octopus; Probability, Logic and several African bird field guidesI sometimes receive books in the mail, as review copies from publishers, as gifts from far-away friends and as my personal purchases. Postage for shipping books internationally is not cheap so I think it's only fair to let you know which titles I've received this past week. Also, because I am an unapologetic bibliophile and bookworm, as well as a science/nature book reviewer, I think it's a privilege to be kept in touch with what's out there. These are the books that I may review in more depth later, either here or in print somewhere in the world. Unfortunately, since you are all so far away, I cannot host a book party in my crib where you can look over these books, I'll do the next best thing: I'll host a book party...
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