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What are Maarten's favorite popular science books?

In case you asked yourself this question, or even if you didn't, here is the answer.

Maarten loves stories about science or scientists. And popular science books are great way to learn about science and how the minds of scientists work. Here are Maarten's favorite popular science books.

"The Pleasure of Finding Things Out" by Richard Feynman
"Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything" by Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner
"The New Turing Omnibus: 66 Excursions in Computer Science" by A.K. Dewdney
"The Undercover Economist" by Tim Harford
"A Short History of Nearly Everything" by Bill Bryson
"Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets" by Sudhir Venkatesh
"Mr Tompkins in Paperback" by George Gamow
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