Title: Caesar's Last Breath
Authors: Kean, Sam
Genre: Non Fiction
Pages: 373
Year: 2017
Publisher: Penguin Books
Language: English
Description: Breathe in ... hold ... breathe out. Repeat. Free, plentiful and essential for survival, the air around us is the ultimate in recycling.

In a perfect combination of the educational and entertaining, this lively story explores the science and history of the air we breathe, revealing that with every breath we take, we are connected with the breath of everyone who has ever lived. Inhaling will never be the same again!

Comments from BDS Reviewers:

"Both entertaining and educational. Sam Keen has an affinity for unusual stories and information which he joyously shares."

"The author is a gifted storyteller who has the ability to make the science comprehensive to the layperson."

"The chapters are wide-ranging (from hot-air balloons to farts to the atomic bomb) but the narrative always flows."

"My husband also read this book - he's ordered 5 copies, Christmas solved!"

"Witty, informative, easy to read. Chemistry 101 in novel form."

"A must-read for anyone remotely interested in the future of life and the planet."

"Those who hated school science and scientists themselves may not necessarily find the book appealing or satisfactory, but everyone else in the middle will!"

Categories: Non fiction, Environmental, Historical, Humour, Science & Technology, Social commentary/perspectives, 2019 Titles


[Please log in to write a review]

There are no on-line reviews yet.

Be the first to review "Caesar's Last Breath"

The Book Discussion 
Scheme is a member of the Federation of Workers Educational Associations in Aotearoa New Zealand
BDS is a member of the Federation of Workers Educational Associations