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THE PHYSICISTS
THE PHYSICISTS
Written by Daniel J. Kevles
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ISBN: 9780307831484
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THE PHYSICISTS

Written by Daniel J. Kevles


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2013
Price: $14.99

This magnificent account of the coming of age of physics in America has been heralded as the best introduction to the history of science in the United States. Unsurpassed in its breadth and literary style, Kevles's account portrays the brilliant scientists who became a powerful force in bringing the world into... Read more >
The New Digital Age
The New Digital Age
Written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307957139
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The New Digital Age
Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business
Written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $26.95

In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected—a world full of challenges and benefits that are ours to meet and to harness.

Eric Schmidt is one of Silicon Valley’s great...

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The New Digital Age
The New Digital Age
Written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
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ISBN: 9780307961105
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The New Digital Age
Transforming Nations, Businesses, and Our Lives
Written by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected—a world full of challenges and benefits that are ours to meet and to harness.

Eric Schmidt is one of Silicon Valley’s great...

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Butterfly People
Butterfly People
Written by William R. Leach
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ISBN: 9780307907875
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Butterfly People
An American Encounter with the Beauty of the World
Written by William R. Leach


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $14.99

With 32 pages of full-color inserts and black-and-white illustrations throughout.

From one of our most highly regarded historians, here is an original and engrossing chronicle of nineteenth-century America’s infatuation with butterflies, and the story of the naturalists who unveiled the mysteries of their existence.
 
A product of William Leach’s lifelong love of butterflies... Read more >
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Darwin's Ghosts
Darwin's Ghosts
Written by Rebecca Stott
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ISBN: 9780812981704
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Darwin's Ghosts
The Secret History of Evolution
Written by Rebecca Stott


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $17.00

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

“[An] extraordinarily wide-ranging and engaging book [about] the men who shaped the work of Charles Darwin . . . a book that enriches our understanding of how the struggle to think new thoughts is shared across time and space and people.”—The Sunday Telegraph (London)

 
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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553806533
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $28.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • Winner of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast... Read more >
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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin
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ISBN: 9780345538611
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $14.99

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • Winner of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast... Read more >
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Toms River
Toms River
Written by Dan Fagin, Read by Dan Woren
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ISBN: 9780385360319
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Toms River
A Story of Science and Salvation
Written by Dan Fagin
Read by Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $25.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • Winner of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award • “A new classic of science reporting.”—The New York Times

The riveting true story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard-hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, and an unforgettable cast... Read more >
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Chasing Venus
Chasing Venus
Written by Andrea Wulf
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ISBN: 9780307744609
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Chasing Venus
The Race to Measure the Heavens
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $16.00

On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between the Earth and the Sun in more than a century. Through that observation, astronomers could calculate the size of the solar system—but only if they could compile data from many different points of...

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Radiation
Radiation
Written by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax
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ISBN: 9780307959690
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Radiation
What It Is, What You Need to Know
Written by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $26.95

The essential guide to radiation: the good, the bad, and the utterly fascinating, explained with unprecedented clarity.

Earth, born in a nuclear explosion, is a radioactive planet; without radiation, life would not exist. And while radiation can be dangerous, it is also deeply misunderstood and often mistakenly feared. Now Robert Peter...

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Radiation
Radiation
Written by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax
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ISBN: 9780307959706
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Radiation
What It Is, What You Need to Know
Written by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $15.99

The essential guide to radiation: the good, the bad, and the utterly fascinating, explained with unprecedented clarity.

Earth, born in a nuclear explosion, is a radioactive planet; without radiation, life would not exist. And while radiation can be dangerous, it is also deeply misunderstood and often mistakenly feared. Now Robert Peter...

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Radiation
Radiation
Written by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax, Read by Robert Fass
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ISBN: 9780449806982
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Radiation
What It Is, What You Need to Know
Written by Robert Peter Gale and Eric Lax
Read by Robert Fass


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $20.00

The essential guide to radiation: the good, the bad, and the utterly fascinating, explained with unprecedented clarity.

Earth, born in a nuclear explosion, is a radioactive planet; without radiation, life would not exist. And while radiation can be dangerous, it is also deeply misunderstood and often mistakenly feared. Now Robert Peter Gale...

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Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms
Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms
Written by Richard Fortey
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ISBN: 9780307275530
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Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms
The Story of the Animals and Plants That Time Has Left Behind
Written by Richard Fortey


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $16.95

From one of the world’s leading natural scientists and the acclaimed author of Trilobite!, Life: A Natural History of Four Billion Years of Life on Earth and Dry Storeroom No. 1 comes a fascinating chronicle of life’s history told not through the fossil record but through the stories of organisms that... Read more >
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Turing's Cathedral
Turing's Cathedral
Written by George Dyson
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ISBN: 9781400075997
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Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
Written by George Dyson


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $16.95

A Wall Street Journal Best Business Book of 2012
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2012

In this revealing account of how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II, George Dyson illuminates the nature of digital computers, the lives of those who brought them into existence, and how code...

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Ballpoint
A Tale of Genius and Grit, Perilous Times, and the Invention that Changed the Way We Write
Written by Gyoergy Moldova
Translated by David Robert Evans


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

The triumphs and the trials of the men who invented the modern ballpoint pen as they battled corporate greed, dark eras--and each other.

László Bíró's last name is, in much of the world, a synonym for his revolutionary writing tool. But few people know that Bíró began his career in interwar Budapest... Read more >
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Ballpoint
Ballpoint
Written by Gyoergy Moldova, Translated by David Robert Evans
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ISBN: 9780982578117
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Ballpoint
A Tale of Genius and Grit, Perilous Times, and the Invention that Changed the Way We Write
Written by Gyoergy Moldova
Translated by David Robert Evans


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $14.95

The triumphs and the trials of the men who invented the modern ballpoint pen as they battled corporate greed, dark eras--and each other.

László Bíró's last name is, in much of the world, a synonym for his revolutionary writing tool. But few people know that Bíró began his career in interwar Budapest... Read more >
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Darwin's Ghosts
Darwin's Ghosts
Written by Rebecca Stott
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ISBN: 9780679604136
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Darwin's Ghosts
The Secret History of Evolution
Written by Rebecca Stott


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $12.99

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

“[An] extraordinarily wide-ranging and engaging book [about] the men who shaped the work of Charles Darwin . . . a book that enriches our understanding of how the struggle to think new thoughts is shared across time and space and people.”—The Sunday Telegraph (London)

 
Soon... Read more >
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Darwin's Ghosts
Darwin's Ghosts
Written by Rebecca Stott, Read by Jean Gilpin
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ISBN: 9780449010938
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Darwin's Ghosts
The Secret History of Evolution
Written by Rebecca Stott
Read by Jean Gilpin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $20.00

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

“[An] extraordinarily wide-ranging and engaging book [about] the men who shaped the work of Charles Darwin . . . a book that enriches our understanding of how the struggle to think new thoughts is shared across time and space and people.”—The Sunday Telegraph (London)

Christmas, 1859. Just... Read more >
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Chasing Venus
Chasing Venus
Written by Andrea Wulf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307700179
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Chasing Venus
The Race to Measure the Heavens
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $26.95

The author of the highly acclaimed Founding Gardeners now gives us an enlightening chronicle of the first truly international scientific endeavor—the eighteenth-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system.
   On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between...

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Chasing Venus
Chasing Venus
Written by Andrea Wulf
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ISBN: 9780307958617
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Chasing Venus
The Race to Measure the Heavens
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $11.99

The author of the highly acclaimed Founding Gardeners now gives us an enlightening chronicle of the first truly international scientific endeavor—the eighteenth-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system.
   On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between...

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Chasing Venus
Chasing Venus
Written by Andrea Wulf, Read by Robin Sachs
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ISBN: 9780307989659
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Chasing Venus
The Race to Measure the Heavens
Written by Andrea Wulf
Read by Robin Sachs


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $20.00

The author of the highly acclaimed Founding Gardeners now gives us an enlightening chronicle of the first truly international scientific endeavor—the eighteenth-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system.
   On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between...

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Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms
Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms
Written by Richard Fortey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957412
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Horseshoe Crabs and Velvet Worms
The Story of the Animals and Plants That Time Has Left Behind
Written by Richard Fortey


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $12.99

From one of the world’s leading natural scientists and the acclaimed author of Trilobite!, Life: A Natural History of Four Billion Years of Life on Earth and Dry Storeroom No. 1 comes a fascinating chronicle of life’s history told not through the fossil record but through the stories of organisms that... Read more >
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The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick
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ISBN: 9781400096237
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The Information
A History, A Theory, A Flood
Written by James Gleick


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $16.95

A New York Times Notable Book
Los Angeles Times and Cleveland Plain Dealer Best Book of the Year
Winner of the PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

From the bestselling author of the acclaimed Chaos and Genius comes a thoughtful and provocative exploration of the big ideas of the modern era: Information, communication, and...

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Turing's Cathedral
Turing's Cathedral
Written by George Dyson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907066
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Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
Written by George Dyson


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $12.99

“It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New...

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Turing's Cathedral
Turing's Cathedral
Written by George Dyson, Read by Arthur Morey
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ISBN: 9780307969071
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Turing's Cathedral
The Origins of the Digital Universe
Written by George Dyson
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $24.00

“It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New...

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