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13 Things that Don't Make Sense
13 Things that Don't Make Sense
Written by Michael Brooks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278814
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13 Things that Don't Make Sense
The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
Written by Michael Brooks


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $15.95

Spanning disciplines from biology to cosmology, chemistry to psychology to physics, Michael Brooks thrillingly captures the excitement of scientific discovery.Science’s best-kept secret is this: even today, thereare experimental results that the most brilliant scientists cannot explain. In the past, similar “anomalies” have revolutionized our world. If history is any precedent, we... Read more >
National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky
National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky
Written by Howard Schneider, Foreword by Sandy Wood
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426202810
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National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky

Written by Howard Schneider
Foreword by Sandy Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: July 7, 2009
Price: $21.95

Stargazing’s too much fun to leave to astronomers, but often we’re blinded by science—dry facts can easily turn enchantment into a chore. We just want to lie down, look up, and understand the heavens above. The National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky shows us how.

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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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The Soul Fallacy
The Soul Fallacy
Written by Julien Musolino, Foreword by Victor J. Stenger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149628
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The Soul Fallacy
What Science Shows We Gain from Letting Go of Our Soul Beliefs
Written by Julien Musolino
Foreword by Victor J. Stenger


Format: Trade Paperback, 287 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $18.00

Most Americans believe they possess an immaterial soul that will survive the death of the body. In sharp contrast, the current scientific consensus rejects the traditional soul, although this conclusion is rarely discussed publicly. In this book, a cognitive scientist breaks the taboo and explains why modern science leads to this... 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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The Drunkard's Walk
The Drunkard's Walk
Written by Leonard Mlodinow
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ISBN: 9780307377548
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The Drunkard's Walk
How Randomness Rules Our Lives
Written by Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $11.99

With the born storyteller's command of narrative and imaginative approach, Leonard Mlodinow vividly demonstrates how our lives are profoundly informed by chance and randomness and how everything from wine ratings and corporate success to school grades and political polls are less reliable than we believe.

By showing us the true nature of... Read more >
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Dragons of Eden
Dragons of Eden
Written by Carl Sagan
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ISBN: 9780307801005
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Dragons of Eden
Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence
Written by Carl Sagan


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 26, 2012
Price: $7.99

Dr. Carl Sagan takes us on a great reading adventure, offering his vivid and startling insight into the brain of man and beast, the origin of human intelligence, the function of our most haunting legends--and their amazing links to recent discoveries.
"A history of the human brain from the big bang, fifteen... Read more >
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The Male Brain
The Male Brain
Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.
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ISBN: 9780307589392
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The Male Brain

Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $11.99

From the author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller The Female Brain, here is the eagerly awaited follow-up book that demystifies the puzzling male brain.

 

Dr. Louann Brizendine, the founder of the first clinic in the country to study gender differences in brain, behavior, and hormones, turns her attention to the...

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The Quantum and the Lotus
The Quantum and the Lotus
Written by Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400080793
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The Quantum and the Lotus
A Journey to the Frontiers Where Science and Buddhism Meet
Written by Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2004
Price: $14.95

Matthieu Ricard trained as a molecular biologist, working in the lab of a Nobel prize—winning scientist, but when he read some Buddhist philosophy, he became drawn to Buddhism. Eventually he left his life in science to study with Tibetan teachers, and he is now a Buddhist monk and translator for the... Read more >
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The New Digital Age
The New Digital Age
Written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
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ISBN: 9780307961105
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The New Digital Age
Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives
Written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected—a world full of challenges and benefits that are ours to meet and to harness.

Eric Schmidt is one of Silicon Valley’s great...

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