|“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.
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|The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup by Noam Wasserman|
|Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson|
|The New York Nobody Knows: Walking 6,000 Miles in the City by William B. Helmreich|
|QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter by Richard P. Feynman|
|On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt|
|Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian by A. Douglas Stone|
|The Warbler Guide by Tom Stephenson & Scott Whittle|
|The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality by Angus Deaton|
|Undiluted Hocus-Pocus: The Autobiography of Martin Gardner by Martin Gardner|