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Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
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ISBN: 9780770437626
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
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Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland, Read by Marc Cashman
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ISBN: 9780804193351
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The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland
Read by Marc Cashman


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On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $17.50

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a first date?... Read more >
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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
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ISBN: 9780804148801
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $50.00

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 25, 2014
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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
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Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
The 1882-1884 Fieldnotes of Lucien M. Turner together with Inuit and Innu Knowledge
Edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen
Illustrated by Bryony Anderson
Foreword by Tim Flannery


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $49.95

In 1882 the Smithsonian Institution Arctic scientist, Lucien McShan Turner, traveled to the Ungava District that encompasses Northern Quebec and Labrador. There he spent 20 months as part of a mission to record meteorological data for an International Polar Year research program. While stationed at the Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post... Read more >
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Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2014 Edition (Revised)
Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2014 Edition (Revised)
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804124751
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Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2014 Edition (Revised)

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $18.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need to ace the revised AP Chemistry Exam with 2 full-length practice tests, thorough topic reviews, and proven techniques to help you score higher.

The AP Chemistry course and test are undergoing major changes, with a new version of the exam debuting... Read more >
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Butterfly People
Butterfly People
Written by William R. Leach
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ISBN: 9781400076925
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Butterfly People
An American Encounter with the Beauty of the World
Written by William R. Leach


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $18.95

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—“flying flowers”—and the story of the naturalists who unveiled the mysteries of their existence. A product of William Leach's lifelong love of... Read more >
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Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
Edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623212
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Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
The 1882-1884 Fieldnotes of Lucien M. Turner together with Inuit and Innu Knowledge
Edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $49.95

In 1882 the Smithsonian Institution Arctic scientist, Lucien McShan Turner, traveled to the Ungava District that encompasses Northern Quebec and Labrador. There he spent 20 months as part of a mission to record meteorological data for an International Polar Year research program. While stationed at the Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post... Read more >
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The Accidental Universe
The Accidental Universe
Written by Alan Lightman
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ISBN: 9780307908599
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The Accidental Universe
The World You Thought You Knew
Written by Alan Lightman


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $11.99

“Alan Lightman brings a light touch to heavy questions. Here is a book about nesting ospreys, multiple universes, atheism, spiritualism, and the arrow of time. Throughout, Lightman takes us back and forth between ordinary occurrences—old shoes and entropy, sailing far out at sea and the infinite expanse of space.
 
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Written by Amanda Gefter
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ISBN: 9780345539632
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of Nothing, and the Beginning of Everything
Written by Amanda Gefter


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

In a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics for readers of Brian Greene’s The Hidden Reality and Jim Holt’s Why Does the World Exist?, Amanda Gefter tells the story of how she conned her way into a career as a...
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
Written by Amanda Gefter
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Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn
A Father, a Daughter, the Meaning of Nothing, and the Beginning of Everything
Written by Amanda Gefter


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $28.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

In a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics for readers of Brian Greene’s The Hidden Reality and Jim Holt’s Why Does the World Exist?, Amanda Gefter tells the story of how she conned her way into a career as a...
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Our Mathematical Universe
Our Mathematical Universe
Written by Max Tegmark
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ISBN: 9780385350495
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Our Mathematical Universe
My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Written by Max Tegmark


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $15.99

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of... Read more >
Our Mathematical Universe
Our Mathematical Universe
Written by Max Tegmark, Read by Rob Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780804166515
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Our Mathematical Universe
My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Written by Max Tegmark
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $25.00

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of... Read more >
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Our Mathematical Universe
Our Mathematical Universe
Written by Max Tegmark
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ISBN: 9780307599803
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Our Mathematical Universe
My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Written by Max Tegmark


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $30.00

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse. In a dazzling combination of... Read more >
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The Physics of War
The Physics of War
Written by Barry Parker
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ISBN: 9781616148034
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The Physics of War
From Arrows to Atoms
Written by Barry Parker


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $25.95

This fascinating blend of popular science and military history examines the science of war, demonstrating the close connection between the discovery of basic physical principles and the development of weaponry over the ages.
 

     Physics has played a critical role in warfare since the earliest times. Barry Parker highlights famous battles of the... Read more >
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The Physics of War
From Arrows to Atoms
Written by Barry Parker


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $12.99

This fascinating blend of popular science and military history examines the science of war, demonstrating the close connection between the discovery of basic physical principles and the development of weaponry over the ages.
 

     Physics has played a critical role in warfare since the earliest times. Barry Parker highlights famous battles of the... Read more >
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We Are Our Brains
We Are Our Brains
Written by D. F. Swaab, Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812992960
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We Are Our Brains
A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's
Written by D. F. Swaab
Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $28.00

A vivid account of what makes us human.
 
Based groundbreaking new research, We Are Our Brains is a sweeping biography of the human brain, from infancy to adulthood to old age. Renowned neuroscientist D. F. Swaab takes us on a guided tour of the intricate inner workings that determine our... Read more >
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We Are Our Brains
We Are Our Brains
Written by D. F. Swaab, Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole
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We Are Our Brains
A Neurobiography of the Brain, from the Womb to Alzheimer's
Written by D. F. Swaab
Translated by Jane Hedley-Prole


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

A vivid account of what makes us human.
 
Based groundbreaking new research, We Are Our Brains is a sweeping biography of the human brain, from infancy to adulthood to old age. Renowned neuroscientist D. F. Swaab takes us on a guided tour of the intricate inner workings that determine our... Read more >
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Monitoring Biodiversity
Lessons from a Trans-Andean Megaproject
Edited by Alfonso Alonso, Francisco Dallmeier and Grace P. Servat


Format: eBook, 429 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2014
Price: $49.95

The book compiles case studies regarding the biodiversity research and monitoring program of Andean species and habitats carefully chosen as indicators to assess the short- and long-term effects of a linear disturbance: the PERU LNG pipeline. Set in a scientifically unexplored region of the Andes, Monitoring Biodiversity clearly articulates the Smithsonian-led... Read more >
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Uncle Tungsten
Uncle Tungsten
Written by Oliver Sacks, M.D.
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ISBN: 9780804172158
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Uncle Tungsten
Memories of a Chemical Boyhood
Written by Oliver Sacks, M.D.


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2013
Price: $11.99

Long before Oliver Sacks became a distinguished neurologist and bestselling writer, he was a small English boy fascinated by metals–also by chemical reactions (the louder and smellier the better), photography, squids and cuttlefish, H.G. Wells, and the periodic table. In this endlessly charming and eloquent memoir, the author of The Man... Read more >
Cosmos
Cosmos
Written by Carl Sagan, Foreword by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Introduction by Ann Druyan
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ISBN: 9780345539434
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Cosmos

Written by Carl Sagan
Foreword by Neil deGrasse Tyson
Introduction by Ann Druyan


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $15.00

RETURNING TO TELEVISION AS AN ALL-NEW MINISERIES ON FOX

Cosmos is one of the bestselling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space... Read more >
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Knights of Sidonia, Volume 6
Knights of Sidonia, Volume 6
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
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ISBN: 9781932234916
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Knights of Sidonia, Volume 6

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $12.95

While innovations including the GC-Piercing Discarding Sabot improve the seed ship Sidonia and her mobile units' odds against the Gauna, for humanity to secure a definitive edge against foes as rapidly adaptive as the space giants, the sciences alone may not suffice. Read more >
Between Man and Beast
Between Man and Beast
Written by Monte Reel
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ISBN: 9780307742438
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Between Man and Beast
An Unlikely Explorer and the African Adventure that Took the Victorian World by Storm
Written by Monte Reel


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $15.95

In 1856, Paul Du Chaillu ventured into the African jungle in search of a mythic beast, the gorilla. After wild encounters with vicious cannibals, deadly snakes, and tribal kings, Du Chaillu emerged with 20 preserved gorilla skins—two of which were stuffed and brought on tour—and walked smack dab into the biggest...

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