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The Joy of Chemistry
The Joy of Chemistry
Written by Cathy Cobb and Monty Fetterolf
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591027713
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The Joy of Chemistry
The Amazing Science of Familiar Things
Written by Cathy Cobb and Monty Fetterolf


Format: Trade Paperback, 393 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2010
Price: $19.00

This book challenges the perception of chemistry as too difficult to bother with and too clinical to be any fun. Cathy Cobb and Monty L. Fetterolf, both professional chemists and experienced educators, introduce readers to the magic, elegance, and, yes, joy of chemistry. From the fascination of fall foliage and fireworks... Read more >
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 Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742308
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book of 2013

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, George Johnson set out to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who spend their careers trying to understand and to fight it. What he discovered is a revolution under...

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The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick, Read by Rob Shapiro
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307914972
Our Price: $25.00

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The Information
A History, a Theory, a Flood
Written by James Gleick
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $25.00

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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Animal Wise
Animal Wise
Written by Virginia Morell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307461452
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Animal Wise
How We Know Animals Think and Feel
Written by Virginia Morell


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $14.95

   Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a fish? Or a parrot, dolphin, or an elephant?  Do they experience thoughts that are similar to ours, or have feelings of grief and love? These are tough questions, but scientists are answering them. They know that ants teach and rats love to... Read more >
The Joy of Living
The Joy of Living
Written by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche and Eric Swanson, Foreword by Daniel Goleman
Format: Trade Paperback
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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UFOs
UFOs
Written by Leslie Kean
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307716842
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UFOs
Generals, Pilots and Government Officials Go On the Record
Written by Leslie Kean


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $25.99

An Air Force major is ordered to approach a brilliant UFO in his Phantom jet over Tehran. He repeatedly attempts to engage and fire on unusual objects heading right toward his aircraft, but his missile control is locked and disabled. Witnessed from the ground, this dogfight becomes the subject of a... Read more >
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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349710
Our Price: $11.99
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $11.99

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas...

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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America
National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America
Written by Catherine Herbert Howell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426212819
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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Wildflowers of North America

Written by Catherine Herbert Howell


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $12.95

With this basic beginner's field guide to North American wildflowers, all who enjoy nature and the outdoors can identify common wildflowers, from backyard weeds to dainty forest blossoms. In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title offers key facts about 160 of the most common wildflowers and weeds, coast...

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The Sky Is Not the Limit
The Sky Is Not the Limit
Written by Neil Degrasse Tyson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591021889
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The Sky Is Not the Limit
Adventures of an Urban Astrophysicist
Written by Neil Degrasse Tyson


Format: Trade Paperback, 203 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2004
Price: $20.99

This is the absorbing story of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s lifelong fascination with the night sky, a restless wonder that began some thirty years ago on the roof of his Bronx apartment building and eventually led him to become the director of the Hayden Planetarium. A unique chronicle of a young man... Read more >
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