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Galileo's Error

Galileo's Error

From a leading philosopher of the mind comes this lucid, provocative argument that offers a radically new picture of human consciousness—panpsychism.Understanding...

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A Leg to Stand On

A Leg to Stand On

Here the doctor becomes a patient, as Dr. Sacks chronicles the mountaineering accident which left him with the uncanny feeling of being "legless," and raises profound questions of...

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Exercised

Exercised

This highly engaging landmark work, a natural history of exercise--by the author of the best seller The Story of the Human Body--seeks to answer a fundamental question: were you born to run or rest?The...

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Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

An intimate and inspirational exploration of Stephen Hawking—the man, the friend, and the physicist.One of the most influential physicists of our...

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The Book of Unconformities

The Book of Unconformities

From the author of the acclaimed Insectopedia comes a powerful exploration of history, loss, and the absences that permeate the presentWhen...

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Livewired

Livewired

From the best-selling author of Incognito and Sum comes a revelatory portrait of the human brain, based on the most recent scientific discoveries about how it continually adapts, recreates,...

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Grasp

Grasp

A groundbreaking look at the science of learning--how it's transforming education and how we can use it to discover our true potential, as individuals and across society by a renowned MIT professorAs the head...

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

A fascinating, entertaining dive into the long-standing relationship between humans and insects, revealing the surprising ways we depend on these tiny, six-legged creatures.Insects...

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Gender and Our Brains

Gender and Our Brains

A breakthrough work in neuroscience and an incisive corrective to a long history of damaging pseudo-science, finally debunking the myth that there is a biological distinction between...

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When Things Go Wrong: Diseases

When Things Go Wrong: Diseases

In this selection from The Body, his compulsively readable and bestselling owner’s manual to the human body, Bill Bryson introduces us to the mysterious, and often devastating,...

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The Map of Knowledge

The Map of Knowledge

After the fall of Rome, as civilizations collapsed and libraries burned, ancient knowledge that would eventually fuel the Renaissance was at risk of being lost. This thrilling history...

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Notes from an Apocalypse

Notes from an Apocalypse

"Harrowing, tender-hearted, and funny as hell" —Jenny Offill“Fascinating…Oddly uplifting” —The Economist"Smart, funny, irreverent, and philosophically rich" —Wall Street JournalBy...

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Hidden Valley Road

Hidden Valley Road

OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia,...

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Everything in Its Place

Everything in Its Place

From the best-selling author of Gratitude and On the Move, a final volume of essays that showcase Sacks's broad range of interests--from his passion...

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Eat Like a Fish

Eat Like a Fish

In the face of apocalyptic climate change, a former fisherman shares a bold and hopeful new vision for saving the planet: farming the ocean. Here Bren Smith—pioneer of regenerative...

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Overcoming Dyslexia

Overcoming Dyslexia

From one of the world's preeminent experts on reading and dyslexia, the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical book available on identifying, understanding, and overcoming reading problems--now revised to...

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The Dream Universe

The Dream Universe

A vivid and captivating narrative about how modern science broke free of ancient philosophy, and how theoretical physics is returning to its unscientific rootsIn...

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Some Assembly Required

Some Assembly Required

The author of the best-selling Your Inner Fish gives us a lively and accessible account of the great transformations in the history of life on Earth--a new view of the evolution of human and...

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The Story of More

The Story of More

“Hope Jahren is the voice that science has been waiting for.” —Nature “A superb account of the deadly struggle between humanity and what may prove the only life-bearing planet within ten light...

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The Future We Choose

The Future We Choose

Climate change: it is arguably the most urgent and consequential issue humankind has ever faced. How we address it in the next thirty years will determine the kind of world we will live in and...

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Until the End of Time

Until the End of Time

Instant New York Times Best-seller“A splendid and invigorating read.” —Maria Popova, Brain Pickings From the world-renowned physicist and...

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This View of Life

This View of Life

It is widely understood that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution completely revolutionized the study of biology. Yet, according to David Sloan Wilson, the Darwinian...

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Physical Intelligence

Physical Intelligence

Elegantly written and deeply grounded in personal experience—works by Oliver Sacks come to mind—Physical Intelligence gives us a clear, illuminating examination...

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The Goodness Paradox

The Goodness Paradox

“A fascinating new analysis of human violence, filled with fresh ideas and gripping evidence from our primate cousins, historical forebears, and contemporary neighbors.”—Steven...

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