|“I tried skim-reading Steven Vogel’s Comparative Biomechanics . . . But was compromised: the volume has so many little gems scattered throughout that my eye got caught by the glitter and couldn’t escape. In earlier books, Vogel introduced biomechanics piecemeal. Now he has written an integrated textbook on the subject.”–Julian F. V. Vincent, Science
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These are the best-selling books for the past week.
|1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric H. Cline|
|Fragile by Design: The Political Origins of Banking Crises and Scarce Credit by Charles W. Calomiris & Stephen H. Haber|
|The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century by Jürgen Osterhammel|
|The Soul of the World by Roger Scruton|
|The Warbler Guide by Tom Stephenson and Scott Whittle|
|Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson|
|GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History by Diane Coyle|
|Delphi: A History of the Center of the Ancient World by Michael Scott|
Enlightening Symbols: A Short History of Mathematical Notation and Its Hidden Powers by Joseph Mazur
|The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger by Marc Levinson|