|“To be worth being this unwieldy, a book ought to do something pretty remarkable. And that’s just what How to Build . . . does, as you can tell from its subtitle, The Story of Earth from the Big Bang to Humankind. Now that’s what you call a large canvas.”–Brian Clegg, Popular Science
How to Build a Habitable Planet:
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These are the best-selling books for the past week.
|1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric H. Cline|
|GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History by Diane Coyle|
|Higher Education in the Digital Age by William G. Bowen|
|Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson|
|Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All around Us by Oscar E. Fernandez|
|Why Government Fails So Often, and How It Can Do Better by Peter H. Schuck|
|The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup by Noah Wasserman|
|On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt|
|The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger by Marc Levinson|
|Tambora: The Eruption That Changed the World by Gillen D’Arcy Wood|