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The Scientist as Rebel

Written by Freeman Dyson


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $17.95

From Galileo to today’s amateur astronomers, scientists have been rebels, writes Freeman Dyson. Like artists and poets, they are free spirits who resist the restrictions their cultures impose on them. In their pursuit of nature’s truths, they are guided as much by imagination as by reason, and their greatest theories have... Read more >
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Cracking the AP Biology Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP Biology Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804125246
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Cracking the AP Biology Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $18.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Biology Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guideincluding thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

We don't have to tell you how tough AP Biology... Read more >
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Great Apes and Humans
Great Apes and Humans
Edited by Benjamin B. Beck, Tara S. Stoinski, Michael Hutchins, Terry L. Maple and Bryan Norton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623588
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Great Apes and Humans
The Ethics of Coexistence
Edited by Benjamin B. Beck, Tara S. Stoinski, Michael Hutchins, Terry L. Maple and Bryan Norton


Format: Trade Paperback, 388 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $39.95

The great apes -- gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, and orangutans -- are known to be our closest living relatives. Chimpanzees in particular share 98 percent of our DNA, and scientists widely agree that they exhibit intellectual abilities long thought to be unique to humans, such as self-awareness and the ability to interpret... Read more >
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It Started with Copernicus
Vital Questions about Science
Written by Keith Parsons


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $11.99

A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding science

Is science more rational or objective than any other intellectual endeavor? Are scientific theories accurate depictions of reality or just useful devices for manipulating the environment? These core questions are the focus of... Read more >
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It Started with Copernicus
It Started with Copernicus
Written by Keith Parsons
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149291
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It Started with Copernicus
Vital Questions about Science
Written by Keith Parsons


Format: Trade Paperback, 429 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $19.95

A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding science

Is science more rational or objective than any other intellectual endeavor? Are scientific theories accurate depictions of reality or just useful devices for manipulating the environment? These core questions are the focus of... Read more >
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Maine to Greenland
Maine to Greenland
Written by Wilfred E. Richard and William Fitzhugh, Photographed by Wilfred E. Richard
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343772
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Maine to Greenland
Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast
Written by Wilfred E. Richard and William Fitzhugh
Photographed by Wilfred E. Richard


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $40.00

Maine to Greenland is a testament to one of the world's great geographic regions: the Maritime Far Northeast. For more than three decades, William W. Fitzhugh and Wilfred E. Richard have explored the Northeast’s Atlantic corridor and its fascinating history, habitat, and culture. The authors’ powerful personal essays and Richard’s stunning... Read more >
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Maine to Greenland
Exploring the Maritime Far Northeast
Written by Wilfred E. Richard and William Fitzhugh
Photographed by Wilfred E. Richard


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $40.00

Maine to Greenland is a testament to one of the world's great geographic regions: the Maritime Far Northeast. For more than three decades, William W. Fitzhugh and Wilfred E. Richard have explored the Northeast’s Atlantic corridor and its fascinating history, habitat, and culture. The authors’ powerful personal essays and Richard’s stunning... Read more >
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Mars Up Close
Mars Up Close
Written by Marc Kaufman, Foreword by Elon Musk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426212789
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Mars Up Close
Inside the Curiosity Mission
Written by Marc Kaufman
Foreword by Elon Musk


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $40.00

With images never published before, many with surprising colors and landscapes that make you want to spend your next vacation on Mars, this is the one and only book written in consultation with NASA scientists that explains everything, detail by detail and moment by moment, about the most ambitious space expedition... Read more >
The Science Delusion
The Science Delusion
Written by Curtis White
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612193908
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The Science Delusion
Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
Written by Curtis White


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

One of our most brilliant social critics—and the author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the role of art and philosophy in our culture

The so-called new atheists, most famously Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, made a splash in the... Read more >
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Curiosity
Curiosity
Written by Rod Pyle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149338
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Curiosity
An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made It Happen
Written by Rod Pyle


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $19.95

The story of the people who designed, built, launched, landed, and are now operating the Mars rover Curiosity

Award-winning science writer Rod Pyle provides a behind-the-scenes look into the recent space mission to Mars of Curiosity--the unmanned rover that is now providing researchers with unprecedented information about the red planet. Pyle follows... Read more >
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Curiosity
An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made It Happen
Written by Rod Pyle


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $11.99

The story of the people who designed, built, launched, landed, and are now operating the Mars rover Curiosity

Award-winning science writer Rod Pyle provides a behind-the-scenes look into the recent space mission to Mars of Curiosity--the unmanned rover that is now providing researchers with unprecedented information about the red planet. Pyle follows... Read more >
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Space Shuttle 1981-2011
Stories from 30 Years of Exploration
Edited by Air & Space Magazine
Contribution by Sally Ride, Greg Freiherr and T.A. Heppenheimer


Format: eBook, 102 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $9.95

Space Shuttle 1981-2011 is a lavishly illustrated special edition celebrating the space shuttle era. In thirty years of operation, space shuttles were used in 135 different missions; this volume presents the adventure stories of many of these missions in the astronauts’ own words. Additional contributions by space exploration writers cover the... Read more >
The Chemistry of Alchemy
From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry Was Forged
Written by Cathy Cobb, Monty Fetterolf and Harold Goldwhite


Format: eBook, 364 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $11.99

A unique approach to the history of science using  do-it-yourself experiments along with brief historical profiles to demonstrate how the ancient alchemists stumbled upon the science of chemistry.

Be the alchemist! Explore the legend of alchemy with the science of chemistry. Enjoy over twenty hands-on demonstrations of alchemical reactions. 

In this exploration of the... Read more >
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The Chemistry of Alchemy
The Chemistry of Alchemy
Written by Cathy Cobb, Monty Fetterolf and Harold Goldwhite
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149154
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The Chemistry of Alchemy
From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry Was Forged
Written by Cathy Cobb, Monty Fetterolf and Harold Goldwhite


Format: Hardcover, 364 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $24.95

A unique approach to the history of science using  do-it-yourself experiments along with brief historical profiles to demonstrate how the ancient alchemists stumbled upon the science of chemistry.

Be the alchemist! Explore the legend of alchemy with the science of chemistry. Enjoy over twenty hands-on demonstrations of alchemical reactions. 

In this exploration of the... Read more >
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The Extermination of the American Bison
The Extermination of the American Bison
Written by William Temple Hornaday, Foreword by John Mack Faragher, Introduction by Hanna Rose Shell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623571
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The Extermination of the American Bison

Written by William Temple Hornaday
Foreword by John Mack Faragher
Introduction by Hanna Rose Shell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $29.95

When William Temple Hornaday wrote this text for the Smithsonian Institution in 1889, the thirty million buffalo that had once roamed North America had been reduced to a few hundred. Alarmed by this decimation, Hornaday--a hunter, zoologist, writer, and the Smithsonian's chief taxidermist--set out for Montana to collect specimens for preservation... Read more >
The Story of the Human Body
The Story of the Human Body
Written by Daniel Lieberman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307741806
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The Story of the Human Body
Evolution, Health, and Disease
Written by Daniel Lieberman


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $15.95

In this landmark book of popular science, Daniel E. Lieberman gives us a lucid and engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years. He illuminates the major transformations that contributed to key adaptations to the body: the rise of bipedalism; the shift to a non-fruit-based diet; the... Read more >
Ecology of the Marine Fishes of Cuba

Edited by Rodolfo Claro, Kenyon C. Lindeman and Lynne R. Parenti


Format: eBook, 253 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $49.95

Situated at the convergence of the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba's coastal waters are home to one of the most diverse fish faunas in the Western Hemisphere. However, until now, information in English about Cuban marine fishes and their habitats has been limited. This comprehensive... Read more >
The Asteroid Threat
The Asteroid Threat
Written by William E. Burrows
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149130
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The Asteroid Threat
Defending Our Planet from Deadly Near-Earth Objects
Written by William E. Burrows


Format: Trade Paperback, 282 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $19.95

Presents a realistic, workable plan for defusing a potentially lethal threat from a rogue asteroid or comet. 


The explosion of a large meteor over Chelyabinsk, Siberia, in February 2013 is just the latest reminder that planet Earth is vulnerable to damaging and potentially catastrophic collisions with space debris of various kinds. In... Read more >
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The Asteroid Threat
Defending Our Planet from Deadly Near-Earth Objects
Written by William E. Burrows


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $11.99

Presents a realistic, workable plan for defusing a potentially lethal threat from a rogue asteroid or comet. 


The explosion of a large meteor over Chelyabinsk, Siberia, in February 2013 is just the latest reminder that planet Earth is vulnerable to damaging and potentially catastrophic collisions with space debris of various kinds. In... Read more >
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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307742308
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Notable Book of 2013

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, George Johnson set out to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who spend their careers trying to understand and to fight it. What he discovered is a revolution under...

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Of a Fire on the Moon
Of a Fire on the Moon
Written by Norman Mailer
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ISBN: 9780553390612
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Of a Fire on the Moon

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.00

For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle of the Apollo 11 mission. A classic chronicle of America’s reach for greatness in the midst... Read more >
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Of a Fire on the Moon
Of a Fire on the Moon
Written by Norman Mailer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780553390629
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Of a Fire on the Moon

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $9.99

For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle of the Apollo 11 mission. A classic chronicle of America’s reach for greatness in the midst... Read more >
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Wild Connection
Wild Connection
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616149468
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Wild Connection
What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us about Human Relationships
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin


Format: Trade Paperback, 250 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.95

Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships.

A specialist in animal behavior compares the courtship rituals and mating behaviors of animals to their human equivalents, revealing the many and often surprising ways we are both similar to and different from other species.

What makes an... Read more >
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Wild Connection
What Animal Courtship and Mating Tell Us about Human Relationships
Written by Jennifer L. Verdolin


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $11.99

Wild Kingdom meets Sex and the City in this scientific perspective on dating and relationships.

A specialist in animal behavior compares the courtship rituals and mating behaviors of animals to their human equivalents, revealing the many and often surprising ways we are both similar to and different from other species.

What makes an... Read more >
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Genetics in the Wild

Written by John C. Avise


Format: eBook, 270 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $24.95

Award-winning geneticist John C. Avise guides this delightful voyage around the planet in search of answers to nature's mysteries. He demonstrates how scientists directly examine DNA to address long-standing questions about wild animals, plants, and microbes. Through dozens of stories that span the world, nature emerges as a realm where truth... Read more >
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