By Barbara Ann Kipfer
Barbara Ann Kipfer has increased the checklist to excessive artwork and bestselling excitement. A most excellent specialist of class, in The Order of Things, she does for all times what her prior books do for happiness and wisdom―organize it in a fashion that's brilliantly conceived.
The The Order of Things is useful, pleasing, eclectic, and very unlikely to place down. starting with Earth―Smog Alert States, Rain woodland Layers, Coal Sizes― and finishing with normal wisdom and Philosophy (the I Ching's sixty four "chapters," Ludwig Wittgenstein's four-step approach to Overcoming Puzzlement), it's a 14-chapter taxonomy of the area as we all know it:
• The Seven Hills of Rome, the Seven lethal Sins, the Seven Wonders of the traditional international, the Seven Dwarfs―check.
• The belt levels of karate and judo, weight sessions and novice boxing, flower names of the golfing holes at Augusta―check.
• The hierarchy of the FBI, book order of Shakespeare's performs, cuts of red meat, Freud's divisions of the human psyche, order of rank in international armies and navies, Jupiter's satellites, ships' bells, conventional and glossy wine measures, blood-pressure degrees, quickest animals―check.
a totally imperative reference―check.
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