THIS EXPLAINS EVERYTHING

THIS EXPLAINS EVERYTHING

Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works
John Brockman [12.10.12]

 

"A handy collection of 150 shortcuts to understanding how the world works. "
— The New York Times

"A bridge of bright, attractive, sharp and precise thinking between the worlds of scientific research and the world of humanism and the idea of man and society."
— Calcalist (Israel)

"A collection of essays by big thinkers answering big questions may never be a page-turner, but should still be deeply satisfying. And This Explains Everything delivers."
— New Scientist

"If you want to increase the intellectual heft of your reading while keeping it entertaining, "This Explains Everything" will do nicely."|
— The Boston Globe

"Permeated with a sense of wonder."
— The Globe and Mail

"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 smorgasbord of ideas."
Kirkus Reviews 

 

"A handy collection of 150 shortcuts to understanding how the world works. "
— The New York Times

"A bridge of bright, attractive, sharp and precise thinking between the worlds of scientific research and the world of humanism and the idea of man and society."
— Calcalist (Israel)

"A collection of essays by big thinkers answering big questions may never be a page-turner, but should still be deeply satisfying. And This Explains Everything delivers."
— New Scientist

"If you want to increase the intellectual heft of your reading while keeping it entertaining, "This Explains Everything" will do nicely."|
— The Boston Globe

"Permeated with a sense of wonder."
— The Globe and Mail

"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 smorgasbord of ideas."
Kirkus Reviews