Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynam

4 stars out of 5

"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character: Adventures of a Curious Character by [Feynman, Richard P., Ralph Leighton]  This book contains short stories about Richard Feynman’s life.

Pro: There are a plethora of great stories including him working on the Manhattan project, breaking into safes, playing a Brazilian instrument called a frigideira, and winning a Nobel Prize in physics. He talks about his travels, people he met, and how he solved different challenging problems. By reading this book, you will understand how his curiosity both led to some great discoveries and also put him in several pickles.

Con: Some may not like all of his anecdotes. This book is more for people who want to learn about his life rather than learn about physics. He does talk about physics, but he does not get technical about it at all which depending on what you’re looking for could be a positive or negative thing.

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