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The Invisible Gorilla
The Invisible Gorilla
Written by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307459664
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The Invisible Gorilla
How Our Intuitions Deceive Us
Written by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $15.00

Reading this book will make you less sure of yourself—and that’s a good thing. In The Invisible Gorilla, Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons, creators of one of psychology’s most famous experiments, use remarkable stories and counterintuitive scientific findings to demonstrate an important truth: Our minds don’t work the way we think... Read more >
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The Science Book
The Science Book
Written by National Geographic, Foreword by Marshall Brain
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426208089
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The Science Book
Everything You Need to Know About the World and How It Works
Written by National Geographic
Foreword by Marshall Brain


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $25.95

The Science Book: Everything You Need to Know About the World and How It Works encapsulates centuries of scientific thought in one volume. Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, scientific facts, and the most up-to-date questions are all explained in detailed text that is complemented by visually arresting graphics.
 
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Good Calories, Bad Calories
Good Calories, Bad Calories
Written by Gary Taubes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400033461
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Good Calories, Bad Calories
Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health
Written by Gary Taubes


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $17.00

For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet despite this advice, we have seen unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Taubes argues that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates, like... Read more >
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Fingerprints of the Gods
Fingerprints of the Gods
Written by Graham Hancock
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829054
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Fingerprints of the Gods
The Evidence of Earth's Lost Civilization
Written by Graham Hancock


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: September 19, 2012
Price: $14.99

The bestselling author of The Sign and the Seal reveals the true origins of civilization. Connecting puzzling clues scattered throughout the world, Hancock discovers compelling evidence of a technologically and culturally advanced civilization that was destroyed and obliterated from human memory. Four 8-page photo inserts. Read more >
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A Briefer History of Time
A Briefer History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow, Read by Erik Davies
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739321881
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A Briefer History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Read by Erik Davies


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On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $14.98

FROM ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT MINDS OF OUR TIME COMES A BOOK THAT CLARIFIES HIS MOST IMPORTANT IDEAS
 
Stephen Hawking’s worldwide bestseller A Brief History of Time remains a landmark volume in scientific writing. But for readers who have asked for a more accessible formulation of its key concepts—the...

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Is Shame Necessary?
Is Shame Necessary?
Written by Jennifer Jacquet
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307907578
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Is Shame Necessary?
New Uses for an Old Tool
Written by Jennifer Jacquet


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $24.00

An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform.
 
In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is advertised as the cornerstone of conscience. But while guilt holds individuals to personal standards, it is powerless... Read more >
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The Code Book
The Code Book
Written by Simon Singh
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ISBN: 9780307787842
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The Code Book
The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography
Written by Simon Singh


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

In his first book since the bestselling Fermat's Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives. From Mary, Queen of Scots, trapped by her own code, to the Navajo Code Talkers who... 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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The Male Brain
The Male Brain
Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767927543
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The Male Brain

Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $14.99

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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Paradox
Paradox
Written by Jim Al-Khalili
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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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