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The Demon in the Freezer
The Demon in the Freezer
Written by Richard Preston
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345466631
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The Demon in the Freezer
A True Story
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2003
Price: $7.99

“The bard of biological weapons captures
the drama of the front lines.”

-Richard Danzig, former secretary of the navy


The first major bioterror event in the United States-the anthrax attacks in October 2001-was a clarion call for scientists who work with “hot” agents to find ways of protecting civilian populations against biological weapons. In... Read more >
Space Atlas
Space Atlas
Written by James Trefil, Foreword by Buzz Aldrin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426209710
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Space Atlas
Mapping the Universe and Beyond
Written by James Trefil
Foreword by Buzz Aldrin


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $50.00

Filled with lavish illustrations, this book is a grand tour of the universe. Three ever widening domains are presented--the planets, the stars, and the large scale universe itself--each including the ones before it and extending outward.

The tour starts close to home within the first domain, our own solar system. There is... Read more >
The Age of Wonder
The Age of Wonder
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400031870
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The Age of Wonder
The Romantic Generation and the Discovery of the Beauty and Terror of Science
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2010
Price: $18.95

The Age of Wonder is a colorful and utterly absorbing history of the men and women whose discoveries and inventions at the end of the eighteenth century gave birth to the Romantic Age of Science. 

When young Joseph Banks stepped onto a Tahitian beach in 1769, he hoped to discover Paradise... Read more >
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Zoobiquity
Zoobiquity
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307477439
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Zoobiquity
The Astonishing Connection Between Human and Animal Health
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $15.95

New York Times Bestseller

A Discover Magazine Best Book of 2012

An O, The Oprah Magazine “Summer Reading” Pick
Finalist, 2013 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books

Do animals overeat? Get breast cancer? Have fainting spells?
 
Inspired by an eye-opening consultation at the Los Angeles Zoo, which revealed that a monkey experienced the same...

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Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307378194
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $29.95

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality...

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The Invisible Gorilla
The Invisible Gorilla
Written by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307459664
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The Invisible Gorilla
How Our Intuitions Deceive Us
Written by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $15.00

Reading this book will make you less sure of yourself—and that’s a good thing. In The Invisible Gorilla, Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons, creators of one of psychology’s most famous experiments, use remarkable stories and counterintuitive scientific findings to demonstrate an important truth: Our minds don’t work the way we think... Read more >
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The Talent Code
The Talent Code
Written by Daniel Coyle
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553906493
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The Talent Code
Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How.
Written by Daniel Coyle


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $13.99

What is the secret of talent? How do we unlock it? In this groundbreaking work, journalist and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle provides parents, teachers, coaches, businesspeople—and everyone else—with tools they can use to maximize potential in themselves and others.

Whether you’re coaching soccer or teaching a child to play... Read more >
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A Briefer History of Time
A Briefer History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307417848
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A Briefer History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

#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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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Written by Rebecca Skloot, Read by Cassandra Campbell and Bahni Turpin
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307712516
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Written by Rebecca Skloot
Read by Cassandra Campbell and Bahni Turpin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 2, 2010
Price: $20.00

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first “immortal” human cells grown in culture, they are... Read more >
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Super Brain
Super Brain
Written by Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D. and Deepak Chopra
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307956842
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Super Brain
Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-Being
Written by Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D. and Deepak Chopra


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

A manual for relating to the brain in a revolutionary new way, Super Brain shows you how to use your brain as a gateway for achieving health, happiness, and spiritual growth. The authors are two pioneers: bestselling author and physician Deepak Chopra and Harvard Medical School professor Rudolph E. Tanzi, one... Read more >
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