This Explains Everything

Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works

by John Brockman

Paperback, 411 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $15.99 | purchase

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

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Each year, John Brockman, editor and publisher of Edge.org, asks some of the world's most brilliant thinkers a single question. In 2012, it was: "What is your favorite deep, elegant or beautiful explanation?" This Explains Everything collects 150 answers, from a range of disciplines and in a variety of lengths and styles.

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1 week on NPR Paperback Nonfiction Bestseller List