|“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.
|Alan Turing: The Enigma, The Book That Inspired the Film The Imitation Game by Andrew Hodges|
|The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis by Ben S. Bernanke|
|1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric H. Cline|
|More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure by Omri Ben-Shahar & Carl E. Schneider|
|The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World by Adrienne Mayor|
|The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup by Noam Wasserman|
|How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method by G. Polya|
|The Age of the Vikings Anders Winroth|
|Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson|
|QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter by Richard P. Feynman|