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You Are Not a Gadget
You Are Not a Gadget
Written by Jaron Lanier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389978
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You Are Not a Gadget
A Manifesto
Written by Jaron Lanier


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $15.00

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A programmer, musician, and father of virtual reality technology, Jaron Lanier was a pioneer in digital media, and among the first to predict the revolutionary changes it would bring to our commerce and culture. Now, with the Web influencing virtually every aspect of our lives, he offers this provocative...

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The Joy of Living
The Joy of Living
Written by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Eric Swanson, Foreword by Daniel Goleman
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ISBN: 9780307347312
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The Joy of Living
Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness
Written by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Eric Swanson
Foreword by Daniel Goleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $15.00

An illuminating perspective on the science of meditation—and a handbook for transforming our minds, bodies, and lives

In The Joy of Living, world-renowned Buddhist teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche—the “happiest man in the world”—invites us to join him in unlocking the secrets to finding joy and contentment in the everyday. Using the basic... Read more >
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Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
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ISBN: 9780307908872
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.99

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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Hallucinations
Hallucinations
Written by Oliver Sacks
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ISBN: 9780307957252
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Hallucinations

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

Have you ever seen something that wasn’t really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing?

Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. People with migraines...

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The Fabric of the Cosmos
The Fabric of the Cosmos
Written by Brian Greene
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ISBN: 9780307428530
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The Fabric of the Cosmos
Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
Written by Brian Greene


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

From Brian Greene, one of the world’s leading physicists and author the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Elegant Universe, comes a grand tour of the universe that makes us look at reality in a completely different way.

Space and time form the very fabric of the cosmos. Yet they remain among the most... Read more >
Physics of the Impossible
Physics of the Impossible
Written by Michio Kaku
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ISBN: 9780385525442
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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: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $11.99

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 >
A Natural History of the Senses
A Natural History of the Senses
Written by Diane Ackerman
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ISBN: 9780307763310
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A Natural History of the Senses

Written by Diane Ackerman


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2011
Price: $13.99

Diane Ackerman's lusciously written grand tour of the realm of the senses includes conversations with an iceberg in Antarctica and a professional nose in New York, along with dissertations on kisses and tattoos, sadistic cuisine and the music played by the planet Earth. "Delightful . . . gives the reader the... Read more >
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The Future of Life
The Future of Life
Written by Edward O. Wilson
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ISBN: 9780679768111
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The Future of Life

Written by Edward O. Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2003
Price: $15.95

One of the world’s most important scientists, Edward O. Wilson is also an abundantly talented writer who has twice won the Pulitzer Prize. In this, his most personal and timely book to date, he assesses the precarious state of our environment, examining the mass extinctions occurring in our time and the... Read more >
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739302941
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A Short History of Nearly Everything

Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 6, 2003
Price: $30.00

One of the world’s most beloved and bestselling writers 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 Trail -- well, most of it. In In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of... Read more >
The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way
The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way
Written by Joy Hakim
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588341600
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The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way
Aristotle Leads the Way
Written by Joy Hakim


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2004
Price: $24.95

Readers will travel back in time to ancient Babylonia, Egypt, and Greece. They will meet the world's first astronomers, mathematicians, and physicists and explore the lives and ideas of such famous people as Pythagoras, Archimedes, Brahmagupta, al-Khwarizmi, Fibonacci, Ptolemy, St. Augustine, and St. Thomas Aquinas. Hakim will introduce them to Aristotle—one... Read more >
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