|“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 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|