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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 14 related to Man Who Knew Infinity.   

Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury, a Personal Tour of Some of the ...

Robert Kanigel - Literary Collections - 1998 - 243 pages
In this compilation of newspaper columns of the same title, Kanigel offers his reviews of eighty books, thirty-three of which are fiction, the rest nonfiction.
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Faux Real: Genuine Leather and 200 Years of Inspired Fakes

Robert Kanigel - Science - 2007 - 288 pages
What makes real things real? By tracing the anatomy and physiology of animal skin, Kanigel explores the borderland of the almost-real, the ersatz, and the fake, illuminating a ...
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Faux Real: Genuine Leather and 200 Years of Inspired Fakes

Robert Kanigel - Business & Economics - 2011 - 296 pages
What makes genuine leather genuine? What makes real things real? In an age of virtual reality, veneers, synthetics, plastics, fakes, and knockoffs, it's hard to know. Over the ...
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On an Irish Island

Robert Kanigel - History - 2012 - 320 pages
Presents a tribute to Ireland's Great Blasket Island and the people it has influenced, examining how its seaside culture was nearly untouched by time throughout the first half ...
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High Season In Nice

Robert Kanigel - Travel - 2013 - 320 pages
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On an Irish Island: The Lost World of the Great Blasket

Robert Kanigel - History - 2013 - 320 pages
Presents a tribute to Ireland's Great Blasket Island and the people it has influenced, examining how its seaside culture was nearly untouched by time throughout the first half ...
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High Season: How One French Riviera Town Has Seduced Travelers for Two ...

Robert Kanigel - Travel - 2002 - 309 pages
A traveler's history of Nice traces its foundation by seafaring Greeks, colonization by Romans, and transformation by English aristocrats before becoming a tourist hot spot ...
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Apprentice to Genius: The Making of a Scientific Dynasty

Robert Kanigel - Science - 1986 - 271 pages
Exploring a chain of mentor relationships in one dynasty of prize-winning scientists, this book offers an account of the friendship, rivalries, and Nobel Prize ambition which ...
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Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs

Robert Kanigel - Biography & Autobiography - 2016 - 512 pages
The first major biography of the irrepressible woman who changed the way we view and live in cities, and whose influence can still be felt in any discussion of urban planning ...
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