|“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|
|Theories of International Politics and Zombies by Daniel W. Drezner|
|Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson|
|40 Years of Evolution: Darwin’s Finches on Daphne Major Island by Peter R. Grant and B. Rosemary Grant|
|On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt|
|The Bankers’ New Clothes: What’s Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It by Anat Admati and Martin Hellwig|
|Rough Country: How Texas Became America’s Most Powerful Bible-Belt State by Robert Wuthnow|
|Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All around Us by Oscar E. Fernandez|
|Why Not Socialism? by G. A. Cohen|
|On War by Carol von Clausewitz|