Early Indians

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Continuing my Easter reading binge – this book by Tony Joseph is fascinating. It combines DNA research with archaeology and linguistics to trace the roots of modern India – with some very surprising results. Short version: isn’t immigration wonderful, and today’s pop-nationalism a pain! India’s first Homo Sapiens came from Africa (65,000 BCE, just like the rest of the world). …

Books

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Yet another Facebook challenge – this time, books. It does offer an interesting opportunity to revisit the library, not just at what is important looking back, but also at book design. Eric Frank Russell. 1905 – 1978. The header is Wasp by Eric Frank Russell, published in 1957. The Gollancz yellow jacket Sci-Fi series was one of my staples from the …