A Book: The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization

My wife and I went on vacation last week and I took a few books along (via my Kindle). One of them was ‘The World in a Grain: The Story of Sand and How It Transformed Civilization’. Quite good and a bit scary. I had no idea that the use of sand was so critical to so many things. Well, I knew about concrete, asphalt and silicone but damn…