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This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works

John Brockman

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ISBN 10: 1452669147 / ISBN 13: 9781452669144
Published by Tantor Audio, 2014
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Title: This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, ...

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Publication Date: 2014

Binding: MP3 CD

Book Condition:Good

Edition: MP3 - Unabridged CD.

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Edited by John Brockman, This Explains Everything presents 150 of the most surprising and brilliant theories of the way of our minds, societies, and universe work.

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“A smorgasbord of ideas.” (Kirkus Reviews)

“Offers a rare chance to discover big ideas before they hit the mainstream.” (New York Times Book Review)

“Fun and inspirational. ... This engaging collection can be read from cover to cover or browsed as interest dictates, but all inquisitive readers will enjoy it. Highly recommended...” (Library Journal)

“Characteristically thought-provoking and reliably cross-disciplinary, This Explains Everything is a must-read in its entirety.” (Brain Pickings)

“A collection of essays by big thinkers answering big questions [should be] deeply satisfying. And This Explains Everything delivers.” (New Scientist)

“The most stimulating English-language reading to be had from anywhere in the world.” (The Canberra Times)

“Delivers an intellectual mélange you can dip into and savor. ... The reader gets something new at each turn of the page.” (New York Journal of Books)

“A collection that reads like the best TED talks ever. It’s an absolute pleasure to read.” (FAREED ZAKARIA)

“Rich in mental fodder. ... An indispensable way to sample thinking from many corners of the intellectual spectrum.” (Pop Matters)

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