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A Tale of Seven Elements   book icon  
by Eric Scerri (2013)

read: 17 November 2016
rating: [-]
categories: non-fiction, unfinished

Wanted to like this book nut ultimately it was too chemistry-ish for me and seemed like it could have used some more editing (one story in the preface was repeated almost verbatim later in the book and it was not a short story). The stories themselves are interesting, learning how the periodic table has changed over time and arguments about naming and etc, but the author is a real chemistry nerd and I didn’t find his writing approachable enough to be able to keep moving through it.

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