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The Big Ones

The Big Ones

By the world-renowned seismologist, a riveting history of natural disasters, their impact on our culture, and new ways of thinking about the ones to comeEarthquakes, floods, tsunamis,...

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The Plant Messiah

The Plant Messiah

An impassioned memoir of saving extraordinary plants on the brink of extinction, by a scientist who has been called a "codebreaker" (Telegraph) and "an inspiration" (Jane Goodall)Carlos...

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The Evolution of Beauty

The Evolution of Beauty

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWSMITHSONIAN, AND WALL STREET JOURNALA major reimagining of how...

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Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine

Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine

From the acclaimed author of Einstein's Dreams, here is an inspires, lyrical meditation on religion and science that explores the tension between our yearning for permanence...

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Who We Are and How We Got Here

Who We Are and How We Got Here

A groundbreaking book about how ancient DNA has profoundly changed our understanding of human history.   Geneticists like David Reich have made astounding advances in the field...

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Elastic

Elastic

How can we train our brains to be more comfortable with change? How can we become more adept at innovation? The best-selling author of Subliminal and The Drunkard’s Walk, Leonard Mlodinow, teaches us the habits of mind essential to thriving in these...

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The Future of Humanity

The Future of Humanity

The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of...

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The Strange Order of Things

The Strange Order of Things

From one of our preeminent neuroscientists: a landmark reflection that spans the biological and social sciences, offering a new way of understanding the origins of life, feeling, and culture.  ...

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The Wizard and the Prophet

The Wizard and the Prophet

From the best-selling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493--an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically...

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The River of Consciousness

The River of Consciousness

From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal...

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Beyond Earth

Beyond Earth

We are at the cusp of a golden age in space science, as increasingly more entrepreneurs—Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos—are seduced by the commercial potential of...

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Endurance

Endurance

NATIONAL BEST SELLERA stunning, personal memoir from the astronaut and modern-day hero who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station—a message of hope for the...

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Life 3.0

Life 3.0

New York Times Best SellerHow will Artificial Intelligence affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI has the potential...

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DNA

DNA

The definitive insider's history of the genetic revolution--significantly updated to reflect the discoveries of the last decade. James D. Watson, the...

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Shark Drunk

Shark Drunk

A salty story of friendship, adventure, and the explosive life that teems beneath the ocean   The Lofoten archipelago, just North of the Arctic Circle, is a place of unsurpassed beauty—the skyline spikes...

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Supergenes (En Espanol)

Supergenes (En Espanol)

¿Por qué algunas personas nunca se enferman y lucen radiantes a pesar de los años? ¿Por qué, por otro lado, una celebridad se hace una doble mastectomía...

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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 Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish, and Kip Thorne’s Nobel Prize–winning discovery of gravitational waves—by an eminent theoretical astrophysicist and award-winning...

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Selected Writings

Selected Writings

A new collection of the seminal writings of America's first naturalist and the founder of the modern conservation movement.AN EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY ORIGINAL.This volume of John Muir's...

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The Imagineers of War

The Imagineers of War

The definitive history of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon agency that has quietly shaped war and technology for nearly sixty years.Founded...

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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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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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To Be a Machine

To Be a Machine

“This gonzo-journalistic exploration of the Silicon Valley techno-utopians’ pursuit of escaping mortality is a breezy romp full of colorful characters.” —New York Times Book...

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The Perpetual Now

The Perpetual Now

In the aftermath of a shattering illness, Lonni Sue Johnson lives in a "perpetual now," where she has almost no memories of the past and a nearly complete inability to form new ones. The...

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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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