|“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|
|1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed by Eric H. Cline|
|Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson|
|Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record by Errol Fuller|
|The Age of the Vikings Anders Winroth|
|The Future of the Brain: Essays by the World’s Leading Neuroscientists edited by Gary Marcus & Jeremy Freeman|
|On Bullshit by Harry Frankfurt|
|The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World by Adrienne Mayor|
|The Warbler Guide by Tom Stephenson and Scott Whittle|