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A Brief History of Time
A Brief History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553380163
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A Brief History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 1, 1998
Price: $18.00

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A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending—or are there boundaries? Are there...

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A Brief History of Time
A Brief History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking
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ISBN: 9780553896923
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A Brief History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: eBook0
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending—or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions... Read more >
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Written by Rebecca Skloot
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ISBN: 9781400052189
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Written by Rebecca Skloot


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

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Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and... Read more >
Good Calories, Bad Calories
Good Calories, Bad Calories
Written by Gary Taubes
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ISBN: 9780307267948
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Good Calories, Bad Calories

Written by Gary Taubes


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On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $16.99

For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet despite this advice, we have seen unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Taubes argues that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates, like... Read more >
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Written by Rebecca Skloot
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ISBN: 9780307589385
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Written by Rebecca Skloot


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2010
Price: $4.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, gene mapping, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and...

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Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
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ISBN: 9780804125123
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Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Chemistry Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guideincluding 2 full-length practice tests, thorough content reviews, and targeted strategies for every section of the exam.

We don't have to tell you how tough AP Chem isor how important... Read more >
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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
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ISBN: 9780307473349
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $16.00

Michio Kaku, the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the Future tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain.

The Future of the Mind brings a topic that once belonged solely to the province of science fiction into a startling new reality. This...

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A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Written by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780767908184
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A Short History of Nearly Everything

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $16.99

One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.

In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trailwell, most of it. In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the... Read more >
Isaac's Storm
Isaac's Storm
Written by Erik Larson
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ISBN: 9780375708275
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Isaac's Storm
A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 11, 2000
Price: $15.95

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September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that greeted the city that morning. Mere hours later, Galveston found itself submerged in... Read more >
Cracking the AP Physics 1 Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP Physics 1 Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
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ISBN: 9780804125864
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Cracking the AP Physics 1 Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback0
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $18.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the new AP Physics 1 Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

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