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Lab Girl

Lab Girl

A New York Times 2016 Notable BookNational Best SellerNamed one of TIME magazine’s "100 Most Influential People"An Amazon Top 20 Best Book of 2016A Washington Post Best Memoir of 2016A TIME...

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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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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms

With more than 700 mushrooms detailed with color photographs and descriptive text, this is the most comprehensive photographic field guide to the mushrooms of North...

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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. The basis...

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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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The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

FlexiboundNow completely revised and updated--the indispensable resource for all birders seeking an authoritative guide to the birds of the East in a portable format they will want to carry into the field.  Compact...

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On the Move

On the Move

New York Times Notable BookOne of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, San Francisco ChronicleSt. Louis Post-DispatchBookPageSlateMen’s...

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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 the latest...

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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: backed by powerful...

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

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

Tree peepers everywhere will enjoy these two guides which explore the incredible environment of our country's forests-including seasonal features, habitat, range, and lore....

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The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

FlexiboundNow completely revised and updated--the indispensable resource for all birders seeking an authoritative guide to the birds of the West in a portable format they will want to carry into the field.  Compact...

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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 in 2000 quickly established David Allen Sibley as the author and illustrator of the nation’s...

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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 Hidden Reality

The Hidden Reality

The bestselling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos tackles perhaps the most mind-bending question in modern physics and cosmology: Is our universe...

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spiders

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spiders

Spiders, bugs, moths, butterflies, beetles, bees, flies, dragonflies, grasshoppers, and many other insects are detailed in more than 700 full-color photographs visually...

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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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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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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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Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space

The authoritative story of the headline-making discovery of gravitational waves—by an eminent theoretical astrophysicist and award-winning writer.From the author of How the Universe Got Its Spots...

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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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Hallucinations

Hallucinations

To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags...

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