In Homo Deus, Yuval Harari (Sapiens) poses an oxymoron: a history of the future. Once ruled by the fates of famine, plague, and war, humankind, argues Harai has attained a degree of control on these disasters. Today, obesity kills more humans than starvation, old age more than disease and suicide more than murder. Having reduced three horsemen of the apocalypse to technical problems, what will humans do next? Reviewers found this a “relentlessly fascinating book” (Kirkus reviews). Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson “brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and clearly, with sparkling wit and remarkable brevity.” He reveals how we fit within the universe and how does the universe fits within us. Tyson “distills the past, present, and (theoretical) future of the cosmos into a quick and thoroughly enjoyable read” (Kirkus Reviews).
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A Message from the Nichols Library Board of Trustees
January 4, 2021
We are reviewing recommendations issued by the State of New Hampshire and “best practices” put forth by the State Library to ascertain how to best serve the public while providing a safe workplace for our employees. We are being careful and thoughtful as we move towards reopening our Library. Hopefully, this will happen in the near future on a limited basis. Your continuing patience and understanding is much appreciated.
We welcome hearing from you during these challenging times. Please feel free to email the Trustees at email@example.com or call the Library at 603-253-6950 with your ideas, comments and suggestions about reopening.
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