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  • A Mind at Play

    by Jimmy Soni and Rob Goodman July 18, 2017 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.5 stars

    264 ratings

    Winner of the Neumann Prize for the History of Mathematics

    Named a best book of the year by Bloomberg and Nature

    'Best ...

  • A Pattern Language

    by Shlomo Angel, Ingrid Fiksdahl King, Max Jacobson, Murray Silverstein, Sara Ishikawa andChristopher Alexander January 1, 1977 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.7 stars

    636 ratings

    You can use this book to design a house for yourself with your family; you can use it to work with your neighbors to improve yo...

  • Amusing Ourselves to Death

    by Neil Postman December 27, 2005 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.6 stars

    1,734 ratings

    What happens when media and politics become forms of entertainment? As our world begins to look more and more like Orwell's 198...

  • An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

    by Chris Hadfield April 14, 2015 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.7 stars

    3,111 ratings

    Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4000 hours in space. During this time h...

  • Creative Selection

    by Ken Kocienda September 4, 2018 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.5 stars

    417 ratings

    • WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER *

    An insider's account of Apple's creative process during the golden years of Steve Jobs...

  • Dead Wake

    by Erik Larson March 10, 2015 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.6 stars

    9,378 ratings

    From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania

    O...

  • Elon Musk

    by Ashlee Vance May 19, 2015 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.7 stars

    14,214 ratings

    New York Times and International Bestseller

    Named One of the Best Books of the Year by The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Audibl...

  • Empires of Light

    by Jill Jonnes August 19, 2003 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.5 stars

    383 ratings

    The gripping history of electricity and how the fateful collision of Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse left ...

  • Endurance

    by Alfred Lansing April 28, 2015 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.8 stars

    6,646 ratings

    Experience one of the greatest adventure stories of the modern age: The harrowing tale of British explorer Ernest Shackleton's ...

  • Happy Accidents

    by Morton A. Meyers September 1, 2011 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.3 stars

    87 ratings

    Happy Accidents is a fascinating, entertaining, and highly accessible look at the surprising role serendipity has played in som...

  • Hard Landing

    by Thomas Petzinger Jr. December 24, 1996 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.7 stars

    147 ratings

    In this updated paperback edition of a "rich, readable, and authoritative" Fortune) book, Wall Street Journal reporter Petzinge...

  • Healthy Buildings

    by John D. Macomber and Joseph G. Allen April 21, 2020 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.6 stars

    147 ratings

    A Fortune Best Book of the Year
    An AIA New York Book of the Year

    “This book should be essential reading for all who comm...

  • Hooked

    by Nir Eyal November 4, 2014 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.6 stars

    3,589 ratings

    How do successful companies create products people can’t put down?

    Why do some products capture widespread attention whi...

  • How Innovation Works

    by Matt Ridley May 19, 2019 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.6 stars

    967 ratings

    Building on his national bestseller The Rational Optimist, Matt Ridley chronicles the history of innovation, and how we need ...

  • How We Got to Now

    by Steven Johnson September 22, 2015 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.6 stars

    943 ratings

    From the New York Times–bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Unexpected Life, a new look at the power and...

  • Ignition!: An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants

    by John D. Clark May 23, 2018 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.7 stars

    921 ratings

    This newly reissued debut book in the Rutgers University Press Classics Imprint is the story of the search for a rocket propell...

  • Midnight in Chernobyl

    by Adam Higginbotham February 4, 2020 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.8 stars

    5,947 ratings

    A New York Times Best Book of the Year
    A Time Best Book of the Year
    A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year
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  • Modern Engineering for Design of Liquid Propellant Rocket Engines

    by Dieter K. Huzel, David H Huang andHarry Arbit January 1, 1992 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.7 stars

    38 ratings

    From the component design, to the subsystem design, to the engine systems design, engine development and flight-vehicle applica...

  • Monetizing Innovation

    by Madhavan Ramanujam and Georg Tacke August 5, 2021 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.6 stars

    190 ratings

    Surprising rules for successful monetization
    Innovation is the most important driver of growth. Today, more than ever, compani...

  • Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge

    by Federal Aviation Administration Staff September 6, 2016 Engineering & Transportation

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    4.8 stars

    1,770 ratings

    This official FAA handbook has been required reading for more than 30 years. Providing basic knowledge essential for all pilots...

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