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Brain
Brain
Written by Michael S. Sweeney, Foreword by Richard Restak
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426205477
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Brain
The Complete Mind
Written by Michael S. Sweeney
Foreword by Richard Restak


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $40.00

Did you know that listening to music tunes up your brain? Or that certain foods can help maintain mental fitness? Or that exercise can keep both body and mind in good shape? Delving into the science behind these strategies, Brain goes even deeper to reveal the brain’s inner workings.

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The Master Switch
The Master Switch
Written by Tim Wu
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307390998
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The Master Switch
The Rise and Fall of Information Empires
Written by Tim Wu


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $15.95

It is easy to forget that every development in the history of the American information industry–from the telephone to radio to film–once existed in an open and chaotic marketplace inhabited by entrepreneurs and utopians, just as the Internet does today. Each of these, however, grew to be dominated by a monopolist...

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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 Alchemy of Air
The Alchemy of Air
Written by Thomas Hager
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307351791
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The Alchemy of Air
A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler
Written by Thomas Hager


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2009
Price: $15.00

Tragic genius, cutting-edge science, and the discovery that changed billions of lives–including your own.

At the dawn of the twentieth century, humanity was facing global disaster: Mass starvation was about to become a reality. A call went out to the world’s scientists to find a solution.

This is the story of the... Read more >
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The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379573
Our Price: $11.99
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The Information
A History, a Theory, a Flood
Written by James Gleick


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

James Gleick, the author of the best sellers Chaos and Genius, now brings us a work just as astonishing and masterly: a revelatory chronicle and meditation that shows how information has become the modern era’s defining quality—the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.
 
The story of information begins...

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The Coming Plague
The Coming Plague
Written by Laurie Garrett, Read by Kimberly Schraf
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307706775
Our Price: $37.50

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The Coming Plague
Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
Written by Laurie Garrett
Read by Kimberly Schraf


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 7, 2009
Price: $37.50

In The Coming Plague, Laurie Garrett looks deeply into human impact on the environment, and how this could lead to a new danger in the form of deadly viruses. 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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Empires of Light
Empires of Light
Written by Jill Jonnes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375758843
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Empires of Light
Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World
Written by Jill Jonnes


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2004
Price: $17.00

In the final decades of the nineteenth century, three brilliant and visionary titans of America’s Gilded Age—Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse—battled bitterly as each vied to create a vast and powerful electrical empire. In Empires of Light, historian Jill Jonnes portrays this extraordinary trio and their riveting and ruthless... Read more >
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Pale Blue Dot
Pale Blue Dot
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801012
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Pale Blue Dot
A Vision of the Human Future in Space
Written by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2011
Price: $13.99

"FASCINATING . . . MEMORABLE . . . REVEALING . . . PERHAPS THE BEST OF CARL SAGAN'S BOOKS."
--The Washington Post Book World (front page review)

In Cosmos, the late astronomer Carl Sagan cast his gaze over the magnificent mystery of the Universe and made it accessible to millions of people around... Read more >
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Physics of the Future
Physics of the Future
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307877062
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Physics of the Future
How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $22.50

Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.

In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku—the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the world’s top scientists who are...

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