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The Amateur Science of Love  by Craig Sherborne

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July–August 2011, no. 333

The Amateur Science of Love  by Craig Sherborne

Text Publishing, $32.95 pb, 288 pp, 9781921758010

The Amateur Science of Love  by Craig Sherborne

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July–August 2011, no. 333

Amateurs are untrained but fired by enthusiasm for their subject. By definition, an amateur is passionate about something (in this case love itself, being a lover, and Tilda, the loved object) but the word implies less seriousness than the word ‘science’ does, and can be a pejorative.

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