BTS & Literature: Magic Shop

In his 2016 besteller book “Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart” the clinical professor of neurosurgery James R. Doty writes a recollection: I am worthy. I am loved. I am cared for. I care for others.I chose only good for myself.…

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Novel for those who find wonder in mathematics

I truly enjoy novels that are both educating as they are entertaining. It needs to be remembered that “Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture” and its main character, gifted Greek mathematician Petros Papachristos aka uncle Petros, is a fictional character many other characters appearing in the book and working on their theories are very much facts from history of mathematics field, and it makes the book even more gripping in its story.

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Beowulf (J.R.R.Tolkien): Fantasy Before Its Time

There are many authors who were fascinated by this medieval poem depicting the Danes, their kings and legends. Like many works of fiction, even Beowulf is roughly based on kings who lived before the time this book was written. Roughly dated back to the year 1000 AD, although many professors date the manuscript to an…

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