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Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770437626
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a... Read more >
Isaac's Storm
Isaac's Storm
Written by Erik Larson
Format: Trade Paperback
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 >
Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437619
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $26.00

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a... Read more >
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Cosmos
Cosmos
Written by Carl Sagan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800985
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Cosmos

Written by Carl Sagan


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $7.99

RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOX
 
Cosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean... Read more >
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A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
Written by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780307885166
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A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2010
Price: $12.99

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...

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Good Calories, Bad Calories
Good Calories, Bad Calories
Written by Gary Taubes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400033461
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Good Calories, Bad Calories
Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health
Written by Gary Taubes


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $17.00

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 Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition
The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition
Written by David Allen Sibley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307957900
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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

Written by David Allen Sibley


Format: Hardcover, 624 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $40.00

“Undoubtedly the finest guide to North American birds.”—Guy McCaskie, Birding
The publication of The Sibley Guide to Birds in 2000 quickly established David Allen Sibley as the author and illustrator of the nation’s supreme and most comprehensive guide to birds. Used by millions of birders from novices to the most expert... Read more >
How We Die
How We Die
Written by Sherwin B. Nuland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679742449
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How We Die
Reflections of Life's Final Chapter, New Edition
Written by Sherwin B. Nuland


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: January 15, 1995
Price: $16.00

New Edition: With a new chapter addressing contemporary issues in end-of-life care

A runaway bestseller and National Book Award winner, Sherwin Nuland's How We Die has become the definitive text on perhaps the single most universal human concern: death.  This new edition includes an all-embracing and incisive afterword that examines the current...

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Physics of the Impossible
Physics of the Impossible
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278821
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Physics of the Impossible
A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $15.95

Teleportation, time machines, force fields, and interstellar space ships—the stuff of science fiction or potentially attainable future technologies? Inspired by the fantastic worlds of Star Trek, Star Wars, and Back to the Future, renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author Michio Kaku takes an informed, serious, and often surprising look at what... Read more >
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A Briefer History of Time
A Briefer History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
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ISBN: 9780553385465
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A Briefer History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $22.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORS

The science classic made more accessible
• More concise • Illustrated

FROM ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT MINDS OF OUR TIME COMES A BOOK THAT CLARIFIES HIS MOST IMPORTANT IDEAS
 
Stephen Hawking’s worldwide bestseller A Brief History of Time remains a landmark volume in scientific writing. But for years...

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