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Henry Petroski is the Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering and a professor of history at Duke University. The author of a dozen previous books, he lives in Durham, North Carolina.
Henry Petroski is the Aleksandar S. Vesic Professor of Civil Engineering and a professor of history at Duke University. The author of a dozen previous books, he lives in Durham, North Carolina.

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To Engineer Is Human

The Role of Failure in Successful Design

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The Evolution of Useful Things

How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be as They are.

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The Essential Engineer

Why Science Alone Will Not Solve Our Global Problems

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The Pencil

A History of Design and Circumstance

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Remaking the World

Adventures in Engineering

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Pushing the Limits

New Adventures in Engineering

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The Toothpick

Technology and Culture

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Engineers of Dreams

Great Bridge Builders and the Spanning of America

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Small Things Considered

Why There Is No Perfect Design

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Paperboy

Confessions of a Future Engineer

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