The New York Times | How to Create a Mind is New York Times hardcover nonfiction bestseller

November 25, 2012

Source: The New York Times — November 25, 2012

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How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed by Ray Kurzweil is now #5 on The New York Times Bestseller List for Hardcover Nonfiction.

It came out at #1 among all books on the Barnes & Noble bestseller list and went into its third printing one week after publication. The book is available from the book’s official website and from all major booksellers, and is available in all popular e-book formats.

In the book, Kurzweil explores reverse-engineering the brain to understand precisely how it works, then applying that knowledge to create vastly intelligent machines.

About bestsellers: A version of this list appears in the December 2, 2012 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending November 17, 2012.

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