|“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|
|GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History by Diane Coyle|
|Higher Education in the Digital Age by William G. Bowen|
|Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age by W. Bernard Carlson|
|Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All around Us by Oscar E. Fernandez|
|Why Government Fails So Often, and How It Can Do Better by Peter H. Schuck|
|The Founder’s Dilemmas: Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup by Noah Wasserman|
|On Bullshit by Harry G. Frankfurt|
|The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger by Marc Levinson|
|Tambora: The Eruption That Changed the World by Gillen D’Arcy Wood|