Best books in Engineering 2017

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Product picture for The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Scienceby J. Kenji López-Alt
Book › Hardcover
A New York Times Bestseller Winner of the James Beard Award for General Cooking and the IACP Cookbook of the Year Award "The one book you must have, no matter what you’re planning to cook or where your skill level falls."―New York Times Book ReviewEver wondered how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust and an interior that's perfectly medium-rare from edge to edge when you cut into it? How to make homemade mac 'n' cheese that is as satisfyingly gooey and velvety-smooth as the blue box...
Book cover from Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War IIby Liza Mundy
Book › Hardcover
NATIONAL BESTSELLER "Prodigiously researched and engrossing."---New York Times Book Review "Fascinating.... Addictively readable."---Boston Globe "Code Girls reveals a hidden army of female cryptographers, whose work played a crucial role in ending World War II.... Mundy has rescued a piece of forgotten history, and given these American heroes the recognition they deserve."---Nathalia Holt, bestselling author of Rise of the Rocket Girls Recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy from small...
Book cover from Sloths Wall Calendar 2018by Lucy Cooke
Book › Calendar
Do any creatures in the animal kingdom chill out as well as sloths? We humans could learn a thing or two from them. Whether they’re munching hibiscus (a favorite snack), hanging out in trees, or wrapping up a pal in a big sloth hug, these amazing animals in Sloths Calendar, photographed enjoying their daily activities, are truly captivating. Charming captions offer a peek into their leisurely lives and happy, easygoing sloth attitudes. So when you’re feeling overwhelmed by your to-do list,...
Book cover from The Old Farmers Almanac 2018by Old Farmers Almanac
Book › Paperback
It’s another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with The Old Farmer’s Almanac, America’s oldest continuously published periodical! Always timely, topical, and distinctively “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” the Almanac has been beloved for centuries by people from all walks of life. As the nation’s iconic calendar, the 2018 edition will mark the days, months, and seasons; preview astronomical events; and cover a range of related topics:...
 
Book cover from Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Wordsby Randall Munroe
Book › Hardcover
In Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words, things are explained in the style of Up Goer Five, using only drawings and a vocabulary of the 1,000 (or "ten hundred") most common words. Explore computer buildings (datacenters), the flat rocks we live on (tectonic plates), the things you use to steer a plane (airliner cockpit controls), and the little bags of water you're made of (cells).
Book cover from Meathead: The Science of Great Barbecue and Grillingby Meathead Goldwyn
Book › Hardcover
For succulent results every time, nothing is more crucial than understanding the science behind the interaction of food, fire, heat, and smoke. This is the definitive guide to the concepts, methods, equipment, and accessories of barbecue and grilling. The founder and editor of the world's most popular BBQ and grilling website, AmazingRibs.com, Meathead applies the latest research to backyard cooking more than 100 thoroughly tested recipes.   With the help of physicist and food scientist...
Book cover from Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Futureby Ashlee Vance
Book › Paperback
New York Times and International Bestseller  Named One of the Best Books of the Year by The Wall Street Journal, NPR, Audible and Amazon More than 1 million copies sold  In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley's most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs--a real-life Tony Stark--and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new "makers." Elon...
Book cover from The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Googleby Scott Galloway
Book › Hardcover
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER USA TODAY BESTSELLER Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone thinks they know how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong.  For all that’s been written about the Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and staggering success as insightfully as Scott Galloway. Instead of buying the myths these compa­nies broadcast, Galloway asks fundamental questions. How did...
Book cover from The Moth Presents All These Wonders: True Stories About Facing the Unknownby Catherine Burns
Book › Hardcover
“Wonderful." —Michiko Kakutani, New York Times Celebrating the 20th anniversary of storytelling phenomenon The Moth, 45 unforgettable true stories about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best ever told on their stages Carefully selected by the creative minds at The Moth, and adapted to the page to preserve the raw energy of live storytelling, All These Wonders features voices both familiar and new. Alongside Meg Wolitzer, John Turturro, Tig Notaro, and Hasan...
Book cover from Energy and Civilization: A History (MIT Press)by Vaclav Smil
Book › Hardcover
A comprehensive account of how energy has shaped society throughout history, from pre-agricultural foraging societies through today's fossil fuel--driven civilization.Energy is the only universal currency; it is necessary for getting anything done. The conversion of energy on Earth ranges from terra-forming forces of plate tectonics to cumulative erosive effects of raindrops. Life on Earth depends on the photosynthetic conversion of solar energy into plant biomass. Humans have come to rely on...