By Barbara Ann Kipfer
Barbara Ann Kipfer has increased the checklist to excessive paintings and bestselling excitement. A optimal specialist of category, in The Order of Things, she does for all times what her past books do for happiness and wisdom—organize it in a fashion that's brilliantly conceived.
The The Order of items is useful, enjoyable, eclectic, and most unlikely to place down. starting with Earth—Smog Alert States, Rain woodland Layers, Coal Sizes— and finishing with common 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 periods and beginner 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 sleek wine measures, blood-pressure degrees, quickest animals—check.
A thoroughly integral reference—check.
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