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Zoobiquity
Zoobiquity
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958389
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Zoobiquity
What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $11.99

In the spring of 2005, cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was called to consult on an unusual patient: an Emperor tamarin at the Los Angeles Zoo. While examining the tiny monkey’s sick heart, she learned that wild animals can die of a form of cardiac arrest brought on by extreme emotional stress. It... Read more >
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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Prisoner's Dilemma
Prisoner's Dilemma
Written by William Poundstone
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307763785
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Prisoner's Dilemma

Written by William Poundstone


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2011
Price: $13.99

Critical Acclaim for 
Prisoner's Dilemma

"The real originality of PRISONER'S DILEMMA lies in its colorful synthesis of logical material and historical and biographical narration [which] takes us in parallel lines through cold war history, strategic games of the nuclear age and the life of von Neumann . . . Lively, open and multifaceted."
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Animal Wise
Animal Wise
Written by Virginia Morell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307461469
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Animal Wise
The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures
Written by Virginia Morell


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

New York Times Bestseller

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a fish? Or a parrot, dolphin, or an elephant?  Do they experience thoughts that are similar to ours, or have feelings of grief and love? These are tough questions, but scientists are answering them. They know that ants teach and...

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A User's Guide to the Brain
A User's Guide to the Brain
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.
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ISBN: 9780375421792
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A User's Guide to the Brain
Perception, Attention, and the Four Theatres of the Brain
Written by John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: eBook0
On Sale: November 13, 2001
Price: $12.99

John Ratey, bestselling author and clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, here lucidly explains the human brain’s workings, and paves the way for a better understanding of how the brain affects who we are. Ratey provides insight into the basic structure and chemistry of the brain, and demonstrates how... Read more >
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Moon Lander
How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module
Written by Thomas J. Kelly


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $19.99

Chief engineer Thomas J. Kelly gives a firsthand account of designing, building, testing, and flying the Apollo lunar module. It was, he writes, “an aerospace engineer’s dream job of the century.” Kelly’s account begins with the imaginative process of sketching solutions to a host of technical challenges with an emphasis on... Read more >
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Merlin's Tour of the Universe
Merlin's Tour of the Universe
Written by Neil de Grasse Tyson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784087
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Merlin's Tour of the Universe

Written by Neil de Grasse Tyson


Format: eBook, 316 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2011
Price: $12.99

Merlin, a fictional visitor from the Andromeda Galaxy, Planet Omniscia, has been friends with many of the most important scientific figures of the past including Kepler, da Vinci, Magellan, Doppler, Einstein and Hubble. In this delightful tour of the galaxies, Merlin often recounts his conversations with these historical figures in his... Read more >
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Of a Fire on the Moon
Of a Fire on the Moon
Written by Norman Mailer
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ISBN: 9780553390629
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Of a Fire on the Moon

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $11.99

For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle of the Apollo 11 mission. A classic chronicle of America’s reach for greatness in the midst... Read more >
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The Future of Life
The Future of Life
Written by Edward O. Wilson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375414565
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The Future of Life

Written by Edward O. Wilson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2002
Price: $11.99

One of the world’s most important scientists, Edward O. Wilson is also an abundantly talented writer who has twice won the Pulitzer Prize. In this, his most personal and timely book to date, he assesses the precarious state of our environment, examining the mass extinctions occurring in our time and the... Read more >
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You Are Not a Gadget
You Are Not a Gadget
Written by Jaron Lanier
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ISBN: 9780307593146
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You Are Not a Gadget

Written by Jaron Lanier


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On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $11.99

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A programmer, musician, and father of virtual reality technology, Jaron Lanier was a pioneer in digital media, and among the first to predict the revolutionary changes it would bring to our commerce and culture. Now, with the Web influencing virtually every aspect of our lives, he offers this provocative...

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