Award-winning science writer Rod Pyle’s new book, Interplanetary Robots: True Stories of Space Exploration, shows how far we have come — and gone — by sending unmanned exploration probes into space during the past 60+ years. Pyle provides intriguing and entertaining looks at many of the successful space probes launched to our solar system’s planets … Continue reading Rod Pyle’s new ‘Interplanetary Robots’ likely will please many space geeks, plus casual readers – #bookreview
Beyond Spreadsheets with R A beginner’s guide to R and RStudio Jonathan Carroll Manning Books Jonathan Carroll’s Beyond Spreadsheets with R gives R beginners good introductions to both the R statistical computing environment and RStudio, a popular integrated development environment (IDE) for R. Some newcomers to R and RStudio, however, may wish this book focused … Continue reading Going beyond spreadsheets with R and RStudio – #bookreview
“The Book Artist,” the eighth book in Mark Pryor’s Hugo Marston mystery series, is entertaining, absorbing–and paced a bit slower than some detective/police procedurals. That’s because it offers readers a nice mixture of Paris atmosphere and American diplomats and others living, working and partying in Paris. The novel’s law-enforcement angles also require some slower pacing. … Continue reading ‘The Book Artist’ is Mark Pryor’s eighth Hugo Marston mystery – #bookreview
The publication date is Feb. 22, 2019, for Outcry Witness, the third book in novelist Thomas Zigal’s “New Orleans Trilogy.” The new book is set within the long-running clergy-abuse scandal that continues to roil the Catholic Church. TCU Press is the publisher.