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Mushrooms Demystified
Mushrooms Demystified
Written by David Arora
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780898151695
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Mushrooms Demystified

Written by David Arora


Format: Trade Paperback, 1056 pages
On Sale: October 1, 1986
Price: $39.99

Simply the best and most complete mushroom field guide and reference book, MUSHROOMS DEMYSTIFIED includes descriptions and keys to more than 2,000 species of mushrooms, with more than 950 photographs. Mushroom authority David Arora provides a beginner's checklist of the 70 most distinctive and common mushrooms, plus detailed chapters on terminology... Read more >
The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way
The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way
Written by Joy Hakim
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588341600
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The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way
Aristotle Leads the Way
Written by Joy Hakim


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2004
Price: $24.95

Readers will travel back in time to ancient Babylonia, Egypt, and Greece. They will meet the world's first astronomers, mathematicians, and physicists and explore the lives and ideas of such famous people as Pythagoras, Archimedes, Brahmagupta, al-Khwarizmi, Fibonacci, Ptolemy, St. Augustine, and St. Thomas Aquinas. Hakim will introduce them to Aristotle—one... Read more >
The Moral Animal
The Moral Animal
Written by Robert Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679763994
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The Moral Animal
Why We Are, the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology
Written by Robert Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: August 29, 1995
Price: $18.00

Are men literally born to cheat? Does monogamy actually serve women's interests? These are among the questions that have made The Moral Animal one of the most provocative science books in recent years. Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind everything from our sexual preferences to our office politics--as well as their... Read more >
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A Briefer History of Time
A Briefer History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307417848
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A Briefer History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORS

The science classic made more accessible
• More concise • Illustrated

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 years...

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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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You Are Not a Gadget
You Are Not a Gadget
Written by Jaron Lanier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389978
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You Are Not a Gadget
A Manifesto
Written by Jaron Lanier


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $15.00

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A programmer, musician, and father of virtual reality technology, Jaron Lanier was a pioneer in digital media, and among the first to predict the revolutionary changes it would bring to our commerce and culture. Now, with the Web influencing virtually every aspect of our lives, he offers this provocative...

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The Illustrated A Brief History of Time
The Illustrated A Brief History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553103748
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The Illustrated A Brief History of Time
Updated and Expanded Edition
Written by Stephen Hawking


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 1, 1996
Price: $40.00

In the years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking's A Brief History Of Time has established itself as a landmark volume in scientific writing.  It has become an international publishing phenomenon, translated into forty languages and selling over nine million copies.  The book was on the cutting edge of what was then... Read more >
Panic in Level 4
Panic in Level 4
Written by Richard Preston
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ISBN: 9781588367280
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Panic in Level 4
Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 27, 2008
Price: $11.99

Bizarre illnesses and plagues that kill people in the most unspeakable ways. Obsessive and inspired efforts by scientists to solve mysteries and save lives. From The Hot Zone to The Demon in the Freezer and beyond, Richard Preston’s bestselling works have mesmerized readers everywhere by showing them strange worlds of nature... Read more >
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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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Science Matters
Science Matters
Written by Robert M. Hazen and James Trefil
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307454584
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Science Matters
Achieving Scientific Literacy
Written by Robert M. Hazen and James Trefil


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $15.95

Knowledge of the basic ideas and principles of science is fundamental to cultural literacy. But most books on science are often too obscure or too specialized to do the general reader much good.

Science Matters is a rare exception-a science book for the general reader that is informative enough to be a... Read more >
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