Chasing The Sun by Richard Cohen

by stephenpalmersf

Chasing The Sun by Richard Cohen

Chasing The Sun by Richard Cohen

A good book, but it suffered I thought from a tendancy in modern non-fiction to essentially be collections of knowledge linked by a theme. There was no personality of the author in the book. Not that you necessarily need that, but this is not the first book that, though erudite, seemed to be a posh wikipedia of a work.

I felt this too about “Jerusalem,” which, though it had an obvious theme, was to my eyes a chronological collection of bad men doing bad things to one another, with little about the city itself.

In this book we learn a lot about the sun.

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