|“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|
|The Age of the Vikings Anders Winroth|
|The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World by Adrienne Mayor|
|Penguins: The Ultimate Guide by Tui De Roy, Mark Jones & Julie Cornthwaite|
|The Bee: A Natural History Noah Wilson-Rich|
|The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking by Edward B. Burger & Michael Starbird|
|The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup by Noam Wasserman|
|The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger by Marc Levinson|
|Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson|
|Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All around Us by Oscar E. Fernandez|