Top 20 Best-Selling Physics Titles | Academic Best Sellers

A synthetic overview of drought; a lively, behind-the-scenes tour of weather forecasting; and a vivid account of the blossoming relationship between mathematics and our understanding of reality top the list of best-selling physics books, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

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A synthetic overview of drought; a lively, behind-the-scenes tour of weather forecasting; and a vivid account of the blossoming relationship between mathematics and our understanding of reality top the list of best-selling physics books, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

 1. Drought: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Cook, Benjamin I.
Columbia University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780231176880. $120.

2. Weather Machine: A Journey Inside the Forecast
Blum, Andrew
Ecco. 2019. ISBN 9780062368614. $25.99.

3. Universe Speaks in Numbers: How Modern Math Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets
Farmelo, Graham
Basic Books. 2019. ISBN 9780465056651. $30.

4. Einstein's Wife: The Real Story of Mileva Einstein-Maric
Esterson, Allen.
MIT Press. 2019. ISBN 9780262039611. $29.95.

4. How to Disappear: Notes on Invisibility in a Time of Transparency
Busch, Akiko
Penguin Books. 2019. ISBN 9781101980415. $26.

5. Einstein's War: How Relativity Triumphed Amid the Vicious Nationalism of World War I
Stanley, Matthew
Dutton. 2019. ISBN 9781524745417. $28.

6. Philosophy of Physics: Quantum Theory
Maudlin, Tim
Princeton University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780691183527. $24.95.

7. Legacy of Carbon Dioxide: Past and Present Impacts
Karol, Paul J.
CRC Press. 2019. ISBN 9780367191344. $99.95.

8. Climate Question: Natural Cycles, Human Impact, Future Outlook
Rohling, Eelco J.
Oxford University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780190910877. $29.95.

9. Quantum Strangeness: Wrestling With Bell's Theorem and the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Greenstein, George
MIT Press. 2019. ISBN 9780262039932. $19.95.

10. Quantum Space: Loop Quantum Gravity and the Search for the Structure of Space, Time, and the Universe
Baggott, Jim
Oxford University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780198809111. $24.95.

11. Making of Measure and the Promise of Sameness
Lugli, Emanuele
University of Chicago Press. 2019. ISBN 9780226612492. $35.

12. Darkness: A Cultural History
Edwards, Nina
Reaktion Books. 2018. ISBN 9781780239828. $27.50.

13. Climate Change Scepticism: A Transnational Ecocritical Analysis
Garrard, Greg
Bloomsbury Academic. 2019. ISBN 9781350057029. $114.

14. Sudden Spring: Stories of Adaptation in a Climate-Changed South
Van Noy, Rick
University of Georgia Press. 2019. ISBN 9780820354361. $32.95.

15. Losing Earth: A Recent History
Rich, Nathaniel
Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 2019. ISBN 9780374191337. $25.

16. Second Kind of Impossible: The Extraordinary Quest for a New Form of Matter
Steinhardt, Paul J.
Simon & Schuster. 2019. ISBN 9781476729923. $27.

17. Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives
Miodownik, Mark
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2019. ISBN 9780544850194. $26.

18. Newton the Alchemist: Science, Enigma, and the Quest for Nature's Secret Fire
Newman, William R.
Princeton University Press. 2019. ISBN 9780691174877. $39.95.

19. Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age of the Long Seventeenth Century Transformed the West and Shaped the Present
Blom, Philipp
Liveright Publishing Corporation. 2019. ISBN 9781631494048. $27.95.

20. Color: A Visual History from Newton to Modern Color Matching Guides
Loske, Alexandra
Smithsonian Books. 2019. ISBN 9781588346575. $40.

 

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