|“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|
|Clear and Simple as the Truth: Writing Classic Prose (Second Edition) by Francis-Noël Thomas & Mark Turner|
|The Age of the Vikings Anders Winroth|
|The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World by Adrienne Mayor|
|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|
|On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt|
|The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: The Complete First Edition by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm, translated and edited by Jack Zipes|
|Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All around Us by Oscar E. Fernandez|
|Green: The History of a Color>/a> by Michel Pastoureau|