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One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw   book icon  
by Witold Rybczynski (2001)

read: 30 May 2016
rating: [+]
category: non-fiction

This was basically a long New Yorker essay but in every good way. Rybczynski did a lot of fun research and he shares it with us including a lot of nice drawings and some great anecdotes about the world of fasteners (no one knows who invented the buttonhole! There is only one Roman nut left in the world!)/ Fun, worth reading, well illustrated.

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