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Flanagan's Version

Dennis Flanagan. Vintage Books USA, $8.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-679-72156-7

Flanagan, who was editor of Scientific American for 35 years, has written a very general survey of the achievements of science. Although the work is marred by political argument, ``his easy, genial style combined with a knack for simple but exact explanations make this book a pleasure to read,'' said PW. (May)