What are the best books mentioned in Vsauce's videos?

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    #1The Meaning of It All

    The Meaning of It All
    The Meaning of It All: Thoughts of a Citizen-Scientist is a non-fiction book by award-winning physicist Richard P. Feynman. Drawing from a series of lectures Feynman gave in 1963, it is a philosophical inquiry of science.
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    Ajay Kapur
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "The Meaning of It All: Thoughts of a Citizen-Scientist is one of the better books that Vsauce mentioned in his videos. It's insightful informative and entertaining. Which alot of the books mentioned in the videos...aren't"
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    #2Guns, Germs, and Steel

    Guns, Germs, and Steel

    Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies is a Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Jared Diamond. It serves as a history of the world's societies, how they came to be the way they are, and how they were shaped by the environment.

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    Rosario Trejo
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "This is a book from the expected list. It definitely fulfills the searchers request."
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    #3The Improbability Principle

    The Improbability Principle

    The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day is a non-fiction book by David J. Hand, a statistician. It integrates the world we move in with the logical world of numbers.

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    Eric Rios
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "A very engaging book. Improbable things happen all the time, as this book would help you see. It makes sense when you think about it, though reading this might help you clarify and understand the idea better."
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    #4Death by Black Hole

    Death by Black Hole

    Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries is a non-fiction science book by the renowned astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson. It gives a comprehensive overview of mankind's knowledge on the final frontier: space.

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    Bruce Wong
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "Really awesome book and perspective into the unknown of black holes. I really like Neils approach to convey how powerful black holes are."
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    #5Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

    Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future

    Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future is a non-fiction book by Blake Masters and Peter Thiel, a renowned entrepreneur. It includes insights into how startup companies become successful.

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    Jacqueline Jacobs
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "Very practical and basic that most any new entrepreneur can follow. Many ideas on how to be creative and think of new ways to grow a business."
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    #6Just My Type

    Just My Type

    Originally published in 2010, Just My Type: A Book About Fonts is a non-fiction book by Simon Garfield. It explores the history of individual fonts, including the emotions they convey and people's attitudes towards them.

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    Edward Peterson
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "This book is an interesting history of an important subject that is completely overlooked. The style of a font makes all the difference. It has had a greater impact on history than anyone realizes."
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    #7What If?

    What If?

    What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions is a non-fiction book by Randall Munroe. It gives valid and informative scientific answers to questions like "are fire tornadoes possible?"

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    Benny Xia
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "This is a really fun book about those scenarios that you think up and wonder what would actually happen. I hope they make a sequel to this book with even more fun stuff."
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    #8Paper Towns

    Paper Towns
    Paper Towns is a book by JohnGreen that tells a story about Margo and Quentin. Margo is famous in their university but her friends betrayed her so she asked for Quentin's help to prank them, but the next day she's gone missing.
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    Christian Harris
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "The best books mentioned in Vsauce's videos include "Paper Towns" which tells a great story. Boasting an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars on Amazon based on 5,353 customer reviews, I would strongly recommend this book."

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Best What are the best books mentioned in Vsauce's videos
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Meaning of It AllBooks 23 Paid
2Guns, Germs, and SteelBooks 22 Paid
3The Improbability PrincipleBooks 20 Paid
4Death by Black HoleBooks 19 Paid
5Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the FutureBooks 17 Paid
6Just My TypeBooks 17 Paid
7What If?Books 15 Paid
8Paper TownsBooks 14 Paid
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