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Despite Newton's works is well-known when he had lived in Cambridge for 35 years, the after innovation is not so famous relatively when he served Royal Mint. This book basically Newton's biography, doesn't focused on works of natural science but innovations of coin production controls and trace William Chaloner, the notorious counterfeiter at that time.
It contains a lot of intriguing historical knowledge such as management of coin production (business administration), or how to perceive fiat money compared with gold standard in monetary system (economics).
You can see another face of Newton's life. William Chaloner is also interesting figure. Fascinating book with many direction.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Chaloner

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This book contains various knowledge about cancer. Basically, this book is miscellany, but the author shows what he studies across broad areas on cancer. Especially paleoncology (paleontology of cancer) part is really interesting. The optimism of R. Weinberg about cancer treatment in 2000s is contrasted by his recent stance appering on The Cell [1]. I think the author's achievement is culminated as a layman of cancer.
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[1] Weinberg RA (2014) “Coming full circle—from endless complexity to simplicity and back again”, Cell 157 267-71 doi:10.1016/j.cell.2014.03.004

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There are two main view point about the size of role of government on national economy. I think the representation of one side is Hayek and the other side is Marx. In this view point, this book is a little bit ridiculous. But someone wants to refer historical knowledge of economy, it will be helpful. Keynes's contemporary view at that time was great. This book is comparing ideas of the two famous economists on historical base, and the recent subprime crisis actually related with these two economists' ideas.

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This book handles the history of Mathematical finance. Someone may already know some of basic knowledge and background, but it will help him/her to connect those basics. This book contains very intriging history and anacdotes. I read Korean translated one.
This book doesn't contain math formula but If you know some of statistical concept such as Cauchy distribution and some finance basics(futures and options), it will be helped.
There are some common story in William Poundstone's book, Fortune's Formula such as E. Thorp's famous story. However Weatherall's more precise and you can check reference.
Nice book. Worth to read.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atelier_Sophie:_The_Alchemist_of_the_Mysterious_Book

Recently I started this game (Korean version) on the PS4. The story is a little bit hilarious. :)
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I'm always hilarious when I visit his blog. This book is filled with funny experiments and visions of human mind where no one has been focused previously. You can read lightly.

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The author is the creator of xkcd, a famous geek-oriented webcomic. The book filled with hilarious scientific answers of ridiculous questions. Since the author is ex-NASA rocket scientist, many contents related with earth and universe. A fun book!

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A little bit old, but nice explanation of oncology. First half introduces the history of oncology in molecular biology and the other half introduces amazing mechanism of cancer. Awesome book.

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I read this Korean translated. The original was written fairly old, but suggested points can remain unchanged on current world. Injustice haunt the world capital market nowadays.

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Funny book about people with extraordinary linguistic ability. The author handle many approaches to hyperpolyglots such as history, contests, neuroscience, interviews.
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