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A Briefer History of Time
A Briefer History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307417848
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A Briefer History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORS

The science classic made more accessible
• More concise • Illustrated

FROM ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT MINDS OF OUR TIME COMES A BOOK THAT CLARIFIES HIS MOST IMPORTANT IDEAS
 
Stephen Hawking’s worldwide bestseller A Brief History of Time remains a landmark volume in scientific writing. But for years...

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The Beak of the Finch
The Beak of the Finch
Written by Jonathan Weiner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101872963
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The Beak of the Finch
A Story of Evolution in Our Time
Written by Jonathan Weiner


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize


On a desert island in the heart of the Galapagos archipelago, where Darwin received his first inklings of the theory of evolution, two scientists, Peter and Rosemary Grant, have spent twenty years proving that Darwin did not know the strength... Read more >
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The Master Switch
The Master Switch
Written by Tim Wu
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307594655
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The Master Switch
The Rise and Fall of Information Empires
Written by Tim Wu


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $13.99

In this age of an open Internet, it is easy to forget that every American information industry, beginning with the telephone, has eventually been taken captive by some ruthless monopoly or cartel. With all our media now traveling a single network, an unprecedented potential is building for centralized control over what... Read more >
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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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Dragons of Eden
Dragons of Eden
Written by Carl Sagan
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ISBN: 9780307801005
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Dragons of Eden
Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence
Written by Carl Sagan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 26, 2012
Price: $7.99

Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of our most haunting legends--and their amazing links to recent discoveries.
"A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen... Read more >
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Parallel Worlds
Parallel Worlds
Written by Michio Kaku
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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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The Joy of Living
The Joy of Living
Written by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Eric Swanson, Foreword by Daniel Goleman
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ISBN: 9780307381514
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The Joy of Living
Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness
Written by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Eric Swanson
Foreword by Daniel Goleman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2007
Price: $13.99

For millennia, Buddhists have enjoyed the limitless benefits of meditation. But how does it work? And why? The principles behind this ancient practice have long eluded some of the best minds in modern science. Until now.

In this groundbreaking work, world-renowned Buddhist teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche invites us to join him in... Read more >
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First Light
First Light
Written by Richard Preston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307817426
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First Light
The Search for the Edge of the Universe
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook, 300 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

Seven years before Richard Preston wrote about horrifying viruses in The Hot Zone, he turned his attention to the cosmos. In First Light, he demonstrates his gift for creating an exciting and absorbing narrative around a complex scientific subject--in this case the efforts by astronomers at the Palomar Observatory in the... Read more >
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The Wild Trees
The Wild Trees
Written by Richard Preston
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588366030
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The Wild Trees
A Story of Passion and Daring
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $13.99

Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained–the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched fragments that remain are among the great wonders of... Read more >
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Empires of Light
Empires of Light
Written by Jill Jonnes
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ISBN: 9781588360007
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Empires of Light
Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World
Written by Jill Jonnes


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2003
Price: $13.99

In the final decades of the nineteenth century, three brilliant and visionary titans of America’s Gilded Age—Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse—battled bitterly as each vied to create a vast and powerful electrical empire. In Empires of Light, historian Jill Jonnes portrays this extraordinary trio and their riveting and ruthless... Read more >
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