Interview by The Browser

By Phil Plait | March 12, 2012 10:44 am

I could’ve sworn I already posted this, but it seems to have slipped into an alternate dimension: I was interviewed by The Browser, a fine site promoting "Writing Worth Reading". They have a series called FiveBooks where they ask people what pentaverate of tomes they recommend in their field, and I gave them my list.

No, I won’t tell you here. Go over there and see. It was a fun interview, and it made me rethink my usual list of books. I like things that make me re-examine my stance, so that’s cool too.

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Comments (8)

  1. A truly excellent list! Cheers!

  2. Absolutely agree about Demon Haunted World. Should be required reading for everyone!

  3. Pete

    Thanks for making me aware of The Browser, I’ve been
    clicking around there for a while now. One bookmark more.

    Also: OMG Manatee!

  4. Lusus Naturae

    Amusingly, a copy of Demon Haunted World just arrived for me today, and I look forward to delving into it (also got Pale Blue Dot and the DVD set of season 1 of James Burke’s Connections! Woo!). Now I have to have another birthday so I can get another Amazon gift card and get the other four you listed…

  5. Chris A.

    Nice semi-obscure Mike Meyers reference, Phil.

  6. jcm

    I think you mentioned it on Twitter a while back.

  7. fj

    Thanks for the recommendations! I’ve already read Demon Haunted World, but E=mc² was new, and I liked it very much. (However, some equations are messed up, at least in the Kindle version.)

  8. Matt B.

    @0, Phil: I think you mean a pentad of tomes. A pentavirate (with an i) would have to be people (vir = man).

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