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The Case Against Sugar

The Case Against Sugar

From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium:...

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The Invention of Nature

The Invention of Nature

The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process created modern environmentalism.NATIONAL BEST SELLEROne of the New York Times 10 Best Books...

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Lab Girl

Lab Girl

National BestsellerWinner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for AutobiographyA New York Times Notable Book  Winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Film Prize for Excellence...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms

The most comprehensive field guide available to North American mushrooms--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million...

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Time Travel

Time Travel

“A time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey.” The Millions “A bracing swim in the waters of science, technology and fiction.” Washington Post “A thrilling...

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Your Inner Fish

Your Inner Fish

Neil Shubin, the paleontologist and professor of anatomy who co-discovered Tiktaalik, the “fish with hands,” tells the story of our bodies as you've never heard it before....

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The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED: From renowned birder, illustrator, and New York Times best selling author David Sibley, the most authoritative guide to the birds of the East, in a portable format that...

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Isaac's Storm

Isaac's Storm

At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that...

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1493

1493

A deeply engaging new history of how European settlements in the post-Colombian Americas shaped the world, from the bestselling author of 1491. Presenting...

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The Future of the Mind

The Future of the Mind

Michio Kaku, the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the Future tackles the most fascinating and complex object in...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees--E

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees--E

The most comprehensive field guide available to the trees of North America's eastern region--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source...

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Physics of the Future

Physics of the Future

Space elevators. Internet-enabled contact lenses. Cars that fly by floating on magnetic fields. This is the stuff of science fiction—it’s also daily life in the year...

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The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED: From renowned birder, illustrator, and New York Times best selling author David Sibley, the most authoritative guide to the birds of the West, in a portable format that is...

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Physics of the Impossible

Physics of the Impossible

Teleportation, time machines, force fields, and interstellar space ships—the stuff of science fiction or potentially attainable future technologies? Inspired by the fantastic worlds of Star...

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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

“Undoubtedly the finest guide to North American birds.”—Guy McCaskie, Birding The publication of The Sibley Guide to Birds, First Edition quickly established David Allen Sibley as the...

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The Brain

The Brain

Locked in the silence and darkness of your skull, your brain fashions the rich narratives of your reality and your identity. Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman for a journey...

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If Our Bodies Could Talk

If Our Bodies Could Talk

"If you want to understand the strange workings of the human body, and the future of medicine, you must read this illuminating, engaging book." —Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Gene...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spiders

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spiders

The most comprehensive field guide available to the insects and spiders of North America--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source...

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The Story of the Human Body

The Story of the Human Body

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years. He illuminates the...

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The Drunkard's Walk

The Drunkard's Walk

With the born storyteller's command of narrative and imaginative approach, Leonard Mlodinow vividly demonstrates how our lives are profoundly informed by chance and randomness...

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Pit Bull

Pit Bull

The hugely illuminating story of how a popular breed of dog became the most demonized and supposedly the most dangerous of dogs—and what role humans have played in the transformation....

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Beyond Earth

Beyond Earth

From a leading planetary scientist and an award-winning science writer, a propulsive account of the developments and initiatives that have transformed the dream of space colonization into something that may well be achievable....

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Hyperspace

Hyperspace

The first book-length exploration of the most exciting development in modern physics, the theory of 10-dimensional space. The theory of hyperspace, which Michio...

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Our Mathematical Universe

Our Mathematical Universe

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his...

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