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Rhodri Marsden is a writer and musician based in London. Formerly a columnist for the Independent, he's written features, columns and books about subjects as varied as USB cables, bad dates, perfume, anxiety and ukuleles. He also plays in the band Scritti Politti and the TV-theme tribute group Dream Themes.
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Vaxxers
The Inside Story of the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine and the Race Against the Virus
Sarah Gilbert, Dr. Catherine Green - 2022-03-15
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A gripping, inspirational account of the race to create a functioning vaccine to combat the spread of Covid-19, Vaxxers is the story of two scientists who have accomplished something truly remarkable at a pace that few people ever thought possible.This is the story of a race - not against other vaccines or other scientists, but against a deadly and...
Rhodri Marsden
2021-08-07T18:22:52.000Z
I’m powering through this excellent book. You probably couldn’t turn it into a film, cos there’s not much drama. Just a bunch of people - mainly women - doing brilliant work. People who have doubts about vaccines should read it, but they probably won’t.      source
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How to Do Nothing
Resisting the Attention Economy
Jenny Odell - 2019-04-09
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This thrilling critique of the forces vying for our attention re-defines what we think of as productivity, shows us a new way to connect with our environment and reveals all that we’ve been too distracted to see about our selves and our world.When the technologies we use every day collapse our experiences into 24/7 availability, platforms for perso...
Rhodri Marsden
2019-08-20T04:25:42.000Z
@espiers I agree, it’s a fantastic book.      source