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"Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home."
- Anna Quindlen

Reading progress update: I've read 128 out of 724 pages.

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds - Charles MacKay

"The Alchymists" is a 160-page chapter that essentially just lists and briefly summarizes the lives of dozens of individuals throughout history who were interested in the transformation of matter.


It's a bit tedious, is what I'm saying.