During this month and next, I'm revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 16) the very best of the best. This post contains the top seven books
This past fall, the world of physics celebrated the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which forms the foundation of our modern understanding of the force of gravity.
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