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The Journal of the British Astronomical Association: Book Reviews

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An astronomer’s tale: a life under the stars
by Gary Fildes
Cornerstone, Penguin Random House, 2016
IBSN 978-1-780-89555-0, Pp , £16.99 (hbk)
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Finding a million-star hotel
by Bob Mizon
Springer, 2016
IBSN 978-3-319-33854-5, Pp xvii+322, £29.99 (pbk)
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UNIVERSAL: A guide to the cosmos
by Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw
Penguin Random House, 2016
IBSN 978-1-846-14436-3, Pp 280, £25 (hbk)
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Stargazing: a beginner’s guide to astronomy
by Radmila Topalovic & Tom Kerss
Harper-Collins, 2016
IBSN 978-0-00- 819627-1, Pp 224, £9.99 (pbk)
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Stargazers’ Almanac 2017: A monthly guide to the stars and planets
by Bob Mizon
Floris Books, 2016
IBSN 978-1-78250- 312-5, Pp 32, £14.99 (large format pbk)
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Kepler and the Universe: How one man revolutionized astronomy
by David K. Love
Prometheus Books, 2015
IBSN 978-1-63388-106-8, Pp 253, £16.58 (hbk)
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Solar sketching: A comprehensive guide to drawing the Sun
by Erika Rix, Kim Hay, Sally Russell & Richard Handy
Springer, 2015
IBSN 978 1 4939 2900 9, Pp xix + 424, £24.99 (pbk)
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Stargazers' Almanac 2016
by Bob Mizon
Floris Books, 2015
IBSN 978-178250-196-1, Pp 32, £14.99 (pbk)
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Philip's complete guide to stargazing
by Robin Scagell
Philip's, 2015
IBSN 978 1 84907 343 1, Pp 320, £25 (pbk)
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The cosmic microwave background
by Rhodri Evans
Springer, 2015
IBSN 978-3-319-09927-9, Pp x + 204, £31.99 (pbk)
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The secret life of space
by Heather Couper & Nigel Henbest
Aurum Press, 2015
IBSN 978-1-78131-393-0, Pp v + 298, £18.99 (hbk)
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Camille Flammarion's The Planet Mars
by Patrick Moore (tr.) & William Sheehan (ed.)
Springer, 2015
IBSN 978-3-319-09640-7, Pp xx + 528, £117 (hbk)
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