UPDATE: Deceived Wisdom is now availabe in hard cover from all good book stores online and offline, including amazon and Kindle, Book Repository and Waterstones, the Wellcome Collection bookshop, Blackwell’s Oxford, and as an Audible edition and electronic ebook download from Sciencebase Deceived Wisdom in PDF, epub, mobi here. Just drop me a line if you want a copy for your Kindle, mobile device, Nook, PlayBook, Android, iPad, computer, phone etc (PDF, mobi and ePub versions available) – feedback @ sciencebase dot com.
By the way, you don’t need a Kindle to read a Kindle book, you can read it with any Kindle app on your iPad, laptop or desktop computer.
Here’s how E&T describe the book on Amazon:
David Bradley’s clear and witty writing examines the science behind the statements to reveal the truth behind many popular myths. This extended ebook sampler contains the following entries: ‘A different kind of snow’, ‘Infernal combustion and the mobile phone’, ‘Sweetener for my sweet’, ‘Only dedicated practise makes perfect’, ‘Theory under pressure skates on thin ice’, ‘The three Rs of Sustainability: Reduce. Re-use. Recycle.’, ‘Red, red wine’, ‘Highly Strung’ and ‘Dozy Deceptions’.