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The Woman and the Car
A Chatty Little Handbook for the Edwardian Motoriste
Written by Dorothy Levitt


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $10.95

The Woman and the Car is a faithfully reproduced, quirky classic from the dawn of motoring - and a testament to womankind's perennial claim on the steering wheel! Take a spin through a time - 1909 to be exact - when no right-thinking lady would consider solo motoring without her revolver... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Analyzing Art and Aesthetics

Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp


Format: eBook, 404 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $49.95

This ninth volume of the Artefacts series explores how artists have responded to developments in science and technology, past and present. Rather than limiting the discussion to art alone, editors Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret Weitekamp also asked contributors to consider aesthetics: the scholarly consideration of sensory responses to cultural objects... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Air Vagabonds
Oceans, Airmen, and a Quest for Adventure
Written by Anthony J. Vallone


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $29.95

Air Vagabonds is the story of the amazing, true (mis)adventures of a band of rogues piloting aircraft alone into exotic and deadly destinations.

In the late 1970s and through the 1980s the demand for light aircraft eclipsed anything seen before or since. This created the need for a small air force of... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
American Enterprise
A History of Business in America
Edited by Andy Serwer
Contribution by Peter Liebhold and Nancy Davis
Introduction by David K. Allison


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 26, 2015
Price: $29.95

What does it mean to be an American? What are American ideas and values? American Enterprise, the companion book to a major exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, aims to answer these questions about the American experience through an exploration of its economic and commercial history. It argues...

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Also available as a hardcover.
Being Digital

Written by Nicholas Negroponte


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2015
Price: $11.99

In lively, mordantly witty prose, Negroponte decodes the mysteries--and debunks the hype--surrounding bandwidth, multimedia, virtual reality, and the Internet, and explains why such touted innovations as the fax and the CD-ROM are likely to go the way of the BetaMax. "Succinct and readable. . . . If you suffer from digital... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Brilliant!
Shuji Nakamura And the Revolution in Lighting Technology (Updated Edition)
Written by Bob Johnstone


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $11.99

A revolution in the way we use artificial lighting is underway, one that is every bit as sweeping and significant as Edison’s invention of the light bulb. The technology of light emitting diodes (LEDs) is ready for widespread implementation. Its impacts will include a reduction in energy consumption for electric lighting... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Future Crimes
Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It
Written by Marc Goodman


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: February 24, 2015
Price: $14.99

One of the world’s leading authorities on global security, Marc Goodman takes readers deep into the digital underground to expose the alarming ways criminals, corporations, and even countries are using new and emerging technologies against you—and how this makes everyone more vulnerable than ever imagined. 


Technological advances have benefited our world... Read more >
Places of Invention

Edited by Arthur P. Molella and Anna Karvellas


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 30, 2015
Price: $39.95

The companion book to an upcoming museum exhibition of the same name, Places of Invention seeks to answer timely questions about the nature of invention and innovation:  What is it about some places that sparks invention and innovation? Is it simply being at the right place at the right time, or... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Queen Bess
Daredevil Aviator
Written by Doris L. Rich


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $16.95

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Also available as a trade paperback.
Rare
The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth
Written by Keith Veronese


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $11.99

How will your life change when the supply of tantalum dries up? You may have never heard of this unusual metal, but without it smartphones would be instantly less omniscient, video game systems would falter, and laptops fail.  Tantalum is not alone.  Rhodium. Osmium. Niobium. Such refugees from the bottom of... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
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