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Dragons of Eden
Dragons of Eden
Written by Carl Sagan
Format: eBook
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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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, 320 pages
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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This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?
This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?
Written by Patrick Di Justo
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ISBN: 9780804139892
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This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?
From Eggnog to Beef Jerky, the Surprising Secrets of What's Inside Everyday Products
Written by Patrick Di Justo


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $9.99

What do a cup of coffee and cockroach pheromone have in common? How is Fix-A-Flat like sugarless gum? Is a Slim Jim meat stick really alive? If I Can't Believe It's Not Butter isn't butter, what is it?

All of these pressing questions and more are answered in This Is What You... Read more >
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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Written by Stephen Hawking
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ISBN: 9780307790453
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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
And Other Essays
Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2011
Price: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

THIRTEEN EXTRAORDINARY ESSAYS SHED NEW LIGHT ON THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE—AND ON ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT THINKERS OF OUR TIME.
 
In his phenomenal bestseller A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking literally transformed the way we think about physics, the universe, reality itself. In these thirteen essays...

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The New Digital Age
The New Digital Age
Written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307961105
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The New Digital Age
Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives
Written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected—a world full of challenges and benefits that are ours to meet and to harness.

Eric Schmidt is one of Silicon Valley’s great...

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Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
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ISBN: 9780307908872
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality...

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Turing's Cathedral
Turing's Cathedral
Written by George Dyson
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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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Alpha God
The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression
Written by Hector A. Garcia


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $11.99

This book uses evolutionary psychology as a lens to explain religious violence and oppression. The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many ways in which our evolutionary legacy has shaped the development of religion and continues to profoundly influence its expression. The book focuses... 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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The Quantum and the Lotus
The Quantum and the Lotus
Written by Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307566126
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The Quantum and the Lotus
A Journey to the Frontiers Where Science and Buddhism Meet
Written by Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $11.99

Matthieu Ricard trained as a molecular biologist, working in the lab of a Nobel prize—winning scientist, but when he read some Buddhist philosophy, he became drawn to Buddhism. Eventually he left his life in science to study with Tibetan teachers, and he is now a Buddhist monk and translator for the... Read more >
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