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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

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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... Read more >
Isaac's Storm
Isaac's Storm
Written by Erik Larson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307874092
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Isaac's Storm
A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $11.99

At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city... Read more >
The Beak of the Finch
The Beak of the Finch
Written by Jonathan Weiner
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ISBN: 9780679733379
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The Beak of the Finch
A Story of Evolution in Our Time
Written by Jonathan Weiner


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: May 30, 1995
Price: $16.95

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize


On a desert island in the heart of the Galapagos archipelago, where Darwin received his first inklings of the theory of evolution, two scientists, Peter and Rosemary Grant, have spent twenty years proving that Darwin did not know the strength... Read more >
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Wired for Story
Wired for Story
Written by Lisa Cron
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607742456
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Wired for Story
The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
Written by Lisa Cron


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $14.99

This guide reveals how writers can utilize cognitive storytelling strategies to craft stories that ignite readers’ brains and captivate them through each plot element.

  Imagine knowing what the brain craves from every tale it encounters, what fuels the success of any great story, and what keeps readers transfixed. Wired for Story reveals... Read more >
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God and the Multiverse
God and the Multiverse
Written by Victor J. Stenger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149703
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God and the Multiverse
Humanity's Expanding View of the Cosmos
Written by Victor J. Stenger


Format: Hardcover, 447 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $26.00

Cosmologists have reasons to believe that the vast universe in which we live is just one of an endless number of other universes within a multiverse—a mind-boggling array that may extend indefinitely in space and endlessly in both the past and the future. Victor Stenger reviews the key developments in the... Read more >
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A History of Life in 100 Fossils
A History of Life in 100 Fossils
Written by Paul D. Taylor and Aaron O'Dea
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344823
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A History of Life in 100 Fossils

Written by Paul D. Taylor and Aaron O'Dea


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $34.95

A History of Life in 100 Fossils showcases 100 key fossils that together illustrate the evolution of life on earth. Iconic specimens have been selected from the renowned collections of the two premier natural history museums in the world, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, and the Natural History Museum, London. The fossils... Read more >
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A Briefer History of Time
A Briefer History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
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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: $12.99

#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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A Briefer History of Time
A Briefer History of Time
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
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ISBN: 9780553804362
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A Briefer History of Time

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $27.00

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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Empires of Light
Empires of Light
Written by Jill Jonnes
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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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The Age of Wonder
The Age of Wonder
Written by Richard Holmes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375422225
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The Age of Wonder
How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
Written by Richard Holmes


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $40.00

A riveting history of the men and women whose discoveries and inventions at the end of the eighteenth century gave birth to the Romantic Age of Science.

When young Joseph Banks stepped onto a Tahitian beach in 1769, he hoped to discover Paradise. Inspired by the scientific ferment sweeping through Britain... Read more >
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