Appropriate for individuals with little or no formal training in science, for whom it could stimulate an interest in physics.
From the author's introduction:
"...Some time after I married Beth, I decided to try my hand at writing a book that would make physics easier and more interesting for general college students. As I became increasingly absorbed in this effort, it spilled over into our breakfast conversations.
In this way I became the physics Sheherezade of a thousand and one breakfasts.
What follows are my recollections of some of the more memorable of these breakfast discussions..."