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Brave Genius
Brave Genius
Written by Sean B. Carroll
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307952356
Our Price: $12.99
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Brave Genius
A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize
Written by Sean B. Carroll


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $12.99

The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the 20th century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius.
 
In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod were quietly pursuing ordinary, separate lives...

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Out of Character
Out of Character
Written by David DeSteno and Piercarlo Valdesolo
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307717771
Our Price: $9.99
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Out of Character
Surprising Truths About the Liar, Cheat, Sinner (and Saint) Lurking in All of Us
Written by David DeSteno and Piercarlo Valdesolo


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $9.99

Have you ever wondered why a trumpeter of family values would suddenly turn around and cheat on his wife? Why jealousy would send an otherwise level-headed person into a violent rage? What could drive a person to blow a family fortune at the blackjack tables?
 
Or have you ever pondered what might...

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Falling Upwards
Falling Upwards
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908704
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Falling Upwards
How We Took to the Air
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $13.99

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**
**Time Magazine 10 Top Nonfiction Books of 2013**
**The New Republic Best Books of 2013**

In this heart-lifting chronicle, Richard Holmes, author of the best-selling The Age of Wonder, follows the pioneer generation of balloon aeronauts, the daring and enigmatic men and women who risked their lives... Read more >
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The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book
The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book
Written by John M. Collins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607743897
Our Price: $12.99
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The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book
Featuring the World Record-Breaking Design, with Tear-Out Planes to Fold and Fly
Written by John M. Collins


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $12.99

A collection of easy-to-fold paper airplane designs and innovative theories of flight, including the author's Guinness World Record-breaking airplane. Features 16 tear-out model planes.

 Will YOU be the next to break the WORLD RECORD?

Anything is possible with The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book, the newest collection of designs and theories of... Read more >
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UFOs
UFOs
Written by Leslie Kean
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307716859
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UFOs
Generals, Pilots and Government Officials Go On the Record
Written by Leslie Kean


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $11.99

An Air Force major is ordered to approach a brilliant UFO in his Phantom jet over Tehran. He repeatedly attempts to engage and fire on unusual objects heading right toward his aircraft, but his missile control is locked and disabled. Witnessed from the ground, this dogfight becomes the subject of a... Read more >
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The Demon Under the Microscope
The Demon Under the Microscope
Written by Thomas Hager
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307352286
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The Demon Under the Microscope
From Battlefield Hospitals to Nazi Labs, One Doctor's Heroic Search for the World's First Miracle Drug
Written by Thomas Hager


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $11.99

The Nazis discovered it. The Allies won the war with it. It conquered diseases, changed laws, and single-handedly launched the era of antibiotics. This incredible discovery was sulfa, the first antibiotic. In The Demon Under the Microscope, Thomas Hager chronicles the dramatic history of the drug that shaped modern medicine.

Sulfa saved... 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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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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Think
Why You Should Question Everything
Written by Guy P. Harrison


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

Think more critically, learn to question everything, and don't let your own brain trip you up.
  
This fresh and exciting approach to science, skepticism, and critical thinking will enlighten and inspire readers of all ages. With a mix of wit and wisdom, it challenges everyone to think like a scientist, embrace the skeptical... 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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