|“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
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These are the best-selling books for the past week.
|Alan Turing: The Enigma, The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game by Andrew Hodges|
|The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm edited by Jack Zipes|
|Irrational Exuberance: Revised and Expanded Third edition by Robert J. Shiller|
|Mastering ’Metrics: The Path from Cause to Effect by Joshua D. Angrist & Jörn-Steffen Pischke|
|1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric H. Cline|
|Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist’s Companion by Joshua D. Angrist & Jörn-Steffen Pischke|
|On Bullshit by Harry Frankfurt|
|How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method by G. Polya|
|Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul’s School by Shamus Rahman Khan|
|The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America, 1933–1973 by Mark Greif|