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The Knife Man
The Extraordinary Life and Times of John Hunter, Father of Modern Surgery
Written by Wendy Moore
Read by Steve West


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $22.50

When Robert Louis Stevenson wrote his gothic horror story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, he based the house of the genial doctor-turned-fiend on the home of John Hunter. The choice was understandable, for Hunter was both widely acclaimed and greatly feared.
 
From humble origins, John Hunter rose to become the most... Read more >
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On the Move

(Available April 28, 2015)
On the Move
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352543
Our Price: $27.95
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On the Move
A Life
Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $27.95

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move...

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On the Move
A Life
Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $13.99

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move...

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On the Move

(Available April 28, 2015)
On the Move
Written by Oliver Sacks, Read by Dan Woren
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804192293
Our Price: $45.00
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On the Move
A Life
Written by Oliver Sacks
Read by Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $45.00

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move...

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
On the Move
A Life
Written by Oliver Sacks
Read by Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $22.50

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move...

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Trogons and Quetzals of the World

(Available April 28, 2015)
Trogons and Quetzals of the World
Written by Paul A. Johnsgard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623823
Our Price: $44.95
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Trogons and Quetzals of the World

Written by Paul A. Johnsgard


Format: Trade Paperback0
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $44.95

Of all birdgroups, none is more closely associated with the world's tropical forests than trogons and quetzals. With shimmering golden-green feathers and long ornamental tail coverts, Central America's resplendent quetzal often has been called the world's most beautiful bird. Other New World as well as African trogonids also are iridescent and... Read more >
Dreams of Earth and Sky

(Available April 21, 2015)
Dreams of Earth and Sky
Written by Freeman Dyson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590178546
Our Price: $27.95
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Dreams of Earth and Sky

Written by Freeman Dyson


Format: Hardcover, 312 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $27.95

In this sequel to The Scientist as Rebel (2006), Freeman Dyson—whom The Times of London calls “one of the world’s most original minds”—celebrates openness to unconventional ideas and “the spirit of joyful dreaming” in which he believes that science should be pursued. Throughout these essays, which range from the creation of...

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Dreams of Earth and Sky

Written by Freeman Dyson


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $27.95

In this sequel to The Scientist as Rebel (2006), Freeman Dyson—whom The Times of London calls “one of the world’s most original minds”—celebrates openness to unconventional ideas and “the spirit of joyful dreaming” in which he believes that science should be pursued. Throughout these essays, which range from the creation of...

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Rain

(Available April 21, 2015)
Rain
Written by Cynthia Barnett
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804137096
Our Price: $25.00
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Rain
A Natural and Cultural History
Written by Cynthia Barnett


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $25.00

Rain is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive.
 
It is the subject of countless poems and paintings; the top of the weather report; the source of the world's water. Yet this is the first book to tell the story of rain.

Cynthia Barnett's Rain begins four billion years ago with the torrents that filled the... Read more >
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Rain
A Natural and Cultural History
Written by Cynthia Barnett


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2015
Price: $12.99

Rain is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive.
 
It is the subject of countless poems and paintings; the top of the weather report; the source of the world's water. Yet this is the first book to tell the story of rain.

Cynthia Barnett's Rain begins four billion years ago with the torrents that filled the... Read more >
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The Eureka Factor

(Available April 14, 2015)
The Eureka Factor
Written by John Kounios and Mark Beeman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068548
Our Price: $28.00
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The Eureka Factor
Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain
Written by John Kounios and Mark Beeman


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $28.00

In a book perfect for readers of Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit, David Eagleman’s Incognito, and Leonard Mlodinow’s Subliminal, the cognitive neuroscientists who discovered how the brain has aha moments—sudden creative insights—explain how they happen, when we need them, and how we can have more of them to enrich our... Read more >
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The Eureka Factor
Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain
Written by John Kounios and Mark Beeman


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $13.99

In a book perfect for readers of Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit, David Eagleman’s Incognito, and Leonard Mlodinow’s Subliminal, the cognitive neuroscientists who discovered how the brain has aha moments—sudden creative insights—explain how they happen, when we need them, and how we can have more of them to enrich our... Read more >
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The Eureka Factor
Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain
Written by John Kounios and Mark Beeman
Read by John Kounios and Mark Beeman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $17.50

In a book perfect for readers of Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit, David Eagleman’s Incognito, and Leonard Mlodinow’s Subliminal, the cognitive neuroscientists who discovered how the brain has aha moments—sudden creative insights—explain how they happen, when we need them, and how we can have more of them to enrich our... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Original Thinking

(Available April 14, 2015)
Original Thinking
Written by Glenn Aparicio Parry, Foreword by James O'Dea
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583948903
Our Price: $21.95
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Original Thinking
A Radical Revisioning of Time, Humanity, and Nature
Written by Glenn Aparicio Parry
Foreword by James O'Dea


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $21.95

In Original Thinking, Glenn Aparicio Parry delves into the evolution of Western thought to recover the living roots of wisdom that can correct the imbalances in our modern worldview. Inspired by groundbreaking dialogues that the author organized between Native American elders and leading-edge Western scientists to explore the underlying principles of the cosmos... Read more >
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Original Thinking
A Radical Revisioning of Time, Humanity, and Nature
Written by Glenn Aparicio Parry
Foreword by James O'Dea


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $21.95

In Original Thinking, Glenn Aparicio Parry delves into the evolution of Western thought to recover the living roots of wisdom that can correct the imbalances in our modern worldview. Inspired by groundbreaking dialogues that the author organized between Native American elders and leading-edge Western scientists to explore the underlying principles of the cosmos... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Everyone Is African

(Available April 7, 2015)
Everyone Is African
Written by Daniel J. Fairbanks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781633880184
Our Price: $18.00
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Everyone Is African
How Science Explodes the Myth of Race
Written by Daniel J. Fairbanks


Format: Trade Paperback, 191 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $18.00

What does science say about race? In this book a distinguished research geneticist presents abundant evidence showing that traditional notions about distinct racial differences have little scientific foundation. In short, racism is not just morally wrong; it has no basis in fact.

The author lucidly describes in detail the factors that have led... Read more >
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Everyone Is African
How Science Explodes the Myth of Race
Written by Daniel J. Fairbanks


Format: eBook0
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $11.99

What does science say about race? In this book a distinguished research geneticist presents abundant evidence showing that traditional notions about distinct racial differences have little scientific foundation. In short, racism is not just morally wrong; it has no basis in fact.

The author lucidly describes in detail the factors that have led... Read more >
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Headstrong

(Available April 7, 2015)
Headstrong
Written by Rachel Swaby
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553446791
Our Price: $16.00
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Headstrong
52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World
Written by Rachel Swaby


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $16.00

Fifty-two inspiring and insightful profiles of history’s brightest female scientists.

In 2013, the New York Times published an obituary for Yvonne Brill. It began: “She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job, and took eight years off from work to raise three children.” It wasn’t until the second...

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Headstrong
52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World
Written by Rachel Swaby


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $11.99

Fifty-two inspiring and insightful profiles of history’s brightest female scientists.

In 2013, the New York Times published an obituary for Yvonne Brill. It began: “She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job, and took eight years off from work to raise three children.” It wasn’t until the second...

Read more >
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Headstrong
52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World
Written by Rachel Swaby
Read by Lauren Fortgang


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $17.50

Fifty-two inspiring and insightful profiles of history’s brightest female scientists.

In 2013, the New York Times published an obituary for Yvonne Brill. It began: “She made a mean beef stroganoff, followed her husband from job to job, and took eight years off from work to raise three children.” It wasn’t until the second...

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Komodo Dragons
Biology and Conservation
Edited by James B. Murphy, Claudio Ciofi, Colomba de La Panouse and Trooper Walsh


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $45.00

More than twenty years have passed since Walter Auffenberg's monumental The Behavioral Ecology of the Komodo Monitor. In the intervening years the populations of Komodo dragons—native only to a handful of islands in southeast Indonesia—have dwindled, sparking intensive conservation efforts. During the last two decades new information about these formidable predators... Read more >
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Pluto
Pluto
Edited by Richard Grossinger, Contribution by Richard C. Hoagland, Robert Kelly, Rob Brezsny and Dana Wilde
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583948972
Our Price: $21.95
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Pluto
New Horizons for a Lost Horizon: Astronomy, Astrology, and Mythology
Edited by Richard Grossinger
Contribution by Richard C. Hoagland, Robert Kelly, Rob Brezsny and Dana Wilde


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $21.95

Encompassing astronomy, mythology, psychology, and astrology, Pluto offers a wealth of knowledge about our most famous dwarf planet. First observed in 1930 and once defined as the ninth and final planet in our solar system, Pluto and its discovery and reclassification throw a unique light on how we generate meaning in... Read more >
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Pluto
New Horizons for a Lost Horizon: Astronomy, Astrology, and Mythology
Edited by Richard Grossinger
Contribution by Richard C. Hoagland, Robert Kelly, Rob Brezsny and Dana Wilde


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $21.95

Encompassing astronomy, mythology, psychology, and astrology, Pluto offers a wealth of knowledge about our most famous dwarf planet. First observed in 1930 and once defined as the ninth and final planet in our solar system, Pluto and its discovery and reclassification throw a unique light on how we generate meaning in... Read more >
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Alpha God
Alpha God
Written by Hector A. Garcia
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781633880207
Our Price: $19.00
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Alpha God
The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression
Written by Hector A. Garcia


Format: Trade Paperback, 287 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $19.00

This book uses evolutionary psychology as a lens to explain religious violence and oppression. The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many ways in which our evolutionary legacy has shaped the development of religion and continues to profoundly influence its expression. The book focuses... Read more >
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Alpha God
The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression
Written by Hector A. Garcia


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $11.99

This book uses evolutionary psychology as a lens to explain religious violence and oppression. The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many ways in which our evolutionary legacy has shaped the development of religion and continues to profoundly influence its expression. The book focuses... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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