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Books for Christmas

  1. Dec 16, 2011 #1
    Hello, I'm new to these forums and not 100% sure of where this type of thread would go.

    I have decided that this year, for Christmas, I would be getting a bunch of books on science :cool:. I got up to $200 dollars to spend, including shipping, and want to know if there are any books that would be worthwhile reading besides the ones I have picked out.
    Also, I'd love to know if there are any books better than the ones I have picked out. :)

    Good books or better books than the ones I have picked out, $200 limit.

    Here is the list of books :D. :
    The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe [Hardcover]
    A Brief History of Time (Hardcover)
    Homework Helpers: Physics (Homework Helpers (Career Press)) [Paperback]
    The Human Body Book (Book & DVD) [Hardcover]
    The Human Brain Book [Hardcover]
    Homework Helpers Chemistry book
    Homework Helpers: Calculus (Homework Helpers) [Paperback]
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  4. Dec 16, 2011 #3
    The Feynman Lectures on Physics are a requirement and if you aren't up for the challenge you can get Feynman's Six Easy Pieces and Six Not So Easy Pieces (I got this because I already have the Feynman lectures).
  5. Dec 16, 2011 #4

    Ivan Seeking

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    That was going to be my suggestion.
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