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The 10 best astronomy, physics and mathematics books of 2017. By heinrich dorrie a puzzle book that has lost none of its ingenuity in its translation from french to english. The firemane saga is his first allnew epic fantasy series. The great theorems of mathematics by william dunham is difficult to beat. Riot at the calc exam and other mathematically bent stories.417 776 1440 901 481 94 943 463 954 429 1505 259 289 861 359 1257 1390 1262 812 1257 20 136 1082 1345 1172 114 1355 1161