Book ‘There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness’ by Carlo Rovelli

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A delightful intellectual feast from the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and The Order of Time. One of the world’s most prominent physicists and fearless free spirit, Carlo Rovelli is also a masterful storyteller. His bestselling books have introduced millions of readers to the wonders of modern physics and his singular perspective on the cosmos. This new collection of essays reveals a curious intellect always on the move. Rovelli invites us on an accessible and enlightening voyage through science, literature, philosophy, and politics. Written with his usual clarity and wit, this journey ranges widely across time and space: from Newton's alchemy to Einstein's mistakes, from Nabokov’s lepidopterology...
Publisher: Riverhead Books (May 10, 2022)  Pages: 272 pages  ISBN-10: 059319215X  ISBN-13: 978-0593192153  ASIN:‎ B08941J35P

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About the author: Carlo Rovelli is a theoretical physicist who has made significant contributions to the physics of space and time. He has worked in Italy and the United States, and is currently directing the quantum gravity research group of the Centre de Physique Théorique in Marseille, France. His books Seven Brief Lessons on PhysicsReality Is Not What It Seems, and The Order of Time are international bestsellers that have been translated into over forty languages.