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The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379573
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The Information
A History, a Theory, a Flood
Written by James Gleick


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

James Gleick, the author of the best sellers Chaos and Genius, now brings us a work just as astonishing and masterly: a revelatory chronicle and meditation that shows how information has become the modern era’s defining quality—the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.
 
The story of information begins...

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Our Mathematical Universe
Our Mathematical Universe
Written by Max Tegmark
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350495
Our Price: $15.99
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Our Mathematical Universe
My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Written by Max Tegmark


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $15.99

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 work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of... Read more >
Physics of the Impossible
Physics of the Impossible
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385525442
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Physics of the Impossible
A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $11.99

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 Trek, Star Wars, and Back to the Future, renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Michio Kaku takes an informed, serious, and often surprising look at what... Read more >
Wired for Story
Wired for Story
Written by Lisa Cron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607742463
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Wired for Story
The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
Written by Lisa Cron


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

This guide reveals how writers can utilize cognitive storytelling strategies to craft stories that ignite readers’ brains and captivate them through each plot element.

  Imagine knowing what the brain craves from every tale it encounters, what fuels the success of any great story, and what keeps readers transfixed. Wired for Story reveals these... Read more >
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Parallel Worlds
Parallel Worlds
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307276988
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Parallel Worlds
A Journey Through Creation, Higher Dimensions, and the Future of the Cosmos
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 14, 2006
Price: $13.99

In this thrilling journey into the mysteries of our cosmos, bestselling author Michio Kaku takes us on a dizzying ride to explore black holes and time machines, multidimensional space and, most tantalizing of all, the possibility that parallel universes may lay alongside our own. Kaku skillfully guides us through the latest... Read more >
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Social
Social
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307889119
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Social
Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect
Written by Matthew D. Lieberman


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

We are profoundly social creatures – more than we know. 

In Social, renowned psychologist Matthew Lieberman explores groundbreaking research in social neuroscience revealing that our need to connect with other people is even more fundamental, more basic, than our need for food or shelter.  Because of this, our brain uses its... Read more >
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Your Inner Fish
Your Inner Fish
Written by Neil Shubin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307377166
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Your Inner Fish
A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
Written by Neil Shubin


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $11.99

Details on a Major New Discovery included in a New AfterwordWhy do we look the way we do? 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. By examining fossils and DNA, he... Read more >
The Female Brain
The Female Brain
Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767928410
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The Female Brain

Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Price: $11.99

Every brain begins as a female brain. It only becomes male eight weeks after conception, when excess testosterone shrinks the communications center, reduces the hearing cortex, and makes the part of the brain that processes sex twice as large.

Louann Brizendine, M.D. is a pioneering neuropsychiatrist who brings together the latest... Read more >
Hallucinations
Hallucinations
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957252
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Hallucinations

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

Have you ever seen something that wasn’t really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing?

Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. People with migraines...

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Turing's Cathedral
Turing's Cathedral
Written by George Dyson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907066
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Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
Written by George Dyson


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $12.99

“It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New...

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