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The Origin of Species

Author: Charles Darwin Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1869 Pages: 459 I have finally finished ‘The Origin of Species’, a book that is still so controversial that a movie about Darwin’s life couldn’t even find distribution in the United States. It took me … Continue reading

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Gemstones of the World

Author: Walter Schumann Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Date Published: 1997 Pages: 280 “Revised and Expanded Edition.” ‘Gemstone of the World’ is a small book, but despite its size it is packed with an unbelievable amount of information. This includes hardness, … Continue reading

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Mucha

Author/Publisher: Unknown Date Published: 2006 Pages: 223 My first contact with Alphonse Mucha was at a very young age, my diary had one of his artworks for the cover. I had always loved his style, yet never knew who the artist … Continue reading

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