Review by C.J. Bunce

Some people are fans of glow-in-the-dark things.  Other are fans of all things 3D.  Theodore Gray, author of a series of books on The ElementsMolecules, and Reactions (and builder of the wooden periodic table) has added another dive into familiar objects and how they got that way.  In How Things Work: The Inner Life of Everyday Machines, Gray reveals his fascination for all things transparent, as he rummages through a lifetime of collecting ordinary objects with a not-so-ordinary history.  Along his journey he provides the high points on how some of the most commonly used machines in your home work.  The book is available here at Amazon.
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