Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman, by Richard Feynman

I think this is the third time I've read this book, but it still entertains and inspires. Feynman seemed to have an inexhaustible curiosity and tenacity in all areas of life that piqued his interest, from safe-cracking to playing the bongo drums, to learning Japanese. But despite the fact that practically every story ends with him saying "and so I learned from this experience that...", it's not tiresome. This time through, the things that stuck in my mind included I'm not sure that Feynman would be a very easy companion to have but he'd certainly be an interesting one.

Completed : 07-Aug-2003

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