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The Story of the Human Body
The Story of the Human Body
Written by Daniel Lieberman, Read by Sean Runnette
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307990075
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The Story of the Human Body
Evolution, Health, and Disease
Written by Daniel Lieberman
Read by Sean Runnette


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $22.50

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman—chair of the department of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a leader in the field—gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years, even as it shows how the increasing disparity between... Read more >
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Wired for Story
Wired for Story
Written by Lisa Cron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607742463
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Wired for Story
The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
Written by Lisa Cron


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

This guide reveals how writers can utilize cognitive storytelling strategies to craft stories that ignite readers’ brains and captivate them through each plot element.

  Imagine knowing what the brain craves from every tale it encounters, what fuels the success of any great story, and what keeps readers transfixed. Wired for Story reveals these... Read more >
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The Universe in a Nutshell
The Universe in a Nutshell
Written by Stephen Hawking
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553802023
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The Universe in a Nutshell

Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2001
Price: $35.00

Stephen Hawking’s phenomenal, multimillion-copy bestseller, A Brief History of Time, introduced the ideas of this brilliant theoretical physicist to readers all over the world.

Now, in a major publishing event, Hawking returns with a lavishly illustrated sequel that unravels the mysteries of the major breakthroughs that have occurred in the years... Read more >
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Mission to Mars
My Vision for Space Exploration
Written by Buzz Aldrin and Leonard David


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $26.00

"Colonising space is essential for the long term survival of the human race, and Buzz Aldrin's book shows us how." —Stephen Hawking 

Legendary "space statesman" Buzz Aldrin speaks out as a vital advocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of the universe as we know it. As a pioneering astronaut who... Read more >
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Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: eBook
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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The Hidden Reality
The Hidden Reality
Written by Brian Greene
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307595256
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The Hidden Reality
Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
Written by Brian Greene


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $12.99

From the best-selling author of The Elegant Universe and The Fabric of the Cosmos comes his most expansive and accessible book to date—a book that takes on the grandest question: Is ours the only universe?

There was a time when “universe” meant all there is. Everything. Yet, in recent years discoveries in... Read more >
Paradox
Paradox
Written by Jim Al-Khalili
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307986795
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Paradox
The Nine Greatest Enigmas in Physics
Written by Jim Al-Khalili


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $15.00

A fun and fascinating look at great scientific paradoxes.

   Throughout history, scientists have come up with theories and ideas that just don't seem to make sense.  These we call paradoxes.  The paradoxes Al-Khalili offers are drawn chiefly from physics and astronomy and represent those that have stumped some of the finest minds. ... Read more >
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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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The Grand Design
The Grand Design
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
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ISBN: 9780553907070
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The Grand Design

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent “grand design” of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things in motion—or does science offer another explanation? In this startling and lavishly illustrated book... Read more >
Knights of Sidonia, Volume 6
Knights of Sidonia, Volume 6
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781932234916
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Knights of Sidonia, Volume 6

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $12.95

While innovations including the GC-Piercing Discarding Sabot improve the seed ship Sidonia and her mobile units' odds against the Gauna, for humanity to secure a definitive edge against foes as rapidly adaptive as the space giants, the sciences alone may not suffice. Read more >
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