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April 02, 2008


Jim Minatel

One of my favorite "science" books! I'm glad you enjoyed it too.

Jim LaRoche

Hi Joe,

You might follow that with Tuva or Bust! Richard Feynman's Last Journey, by Ralph Leighton.




Thanks for sharing. I always love reading about scientists, especially when they can write.



My first job in book publishing with was Perseus Publishing in Cambridge MA in 1999. It was at Perseus that I was basically introduced to the entire Feynman catalog. What an introduction. I try to read or reread one of his works at least once a year. Nice shout out.

Nettie Hartsock


This is one of my favorite books ever, actually all of his books are treasures. My grandfather was in New Mexico at the same time as Feynman (gramps was Air Force Maj. General) and he actually went to a barbecue and played bongos along with Feynman. I still have the bongos my gramps played in my office.

My sister is an engineer and one of the things she makes her students listen to is the recording of him explaining physics in the Douglas Robb Memorial Lecture series - .

Here's to bongos and science!

Nettie H.

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