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Portable Magic

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

The Science Of Discworld
Terry Pratchett, Jack Cohen, Ian Stewart
Progress: 22/414 pages
Terry Pratchett
Progress: 85/356 pages
The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports
Jeff Passan
Progress: 104/368 pages
Flowers for Algernon
Daniel Keyes
Progress: 289/311 pages

I was a know-it-all child, part 2

Another instructive little tidbit from my childhood. I think this book assumed that childish seekers of knowledge were male. I couldn't quite identify with the awestruck little girl in the illustration below. I didn't associate little boys with admiration - to me, they were just boogersnots with cooties.


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Part 1