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THE PHYSICISTS
THE PHYSICISTS
Written by Daniel J. Kevles
Format: eBook
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 >
National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces
National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces
Written by Rhett Allain, Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426212871
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National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces
The Physics at Play in the World's Most Popular Game
Written by Rhett Allain
Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $22.95

Another Angry Birds National Geographic mash-up! This fun, engaging paperback uses Angry Birds to explain the physics at work in the world--and behind the popular game.

National Geographic's trademark science blends with Angry Birds' beloved entertainment to take readers into the world of physics. Rhett Allain, physics professor and Wired blogger explains basic... Read more >
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National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces
National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces
Written by Rhett Allain, Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426211720
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National Geographic Angry Birds Furious Forces
The Physics at Play in the World's Most Popular Game
Written by Rhett Allain
Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $13.95

Another Angry Birds National Geographic mash-up! This fun, engaging paperback uses Angry Birds to explain the physics at work in the world--and behind the popular game.

National Geographic's trademark science blends with Angry Birds' beloved entertainment to take readers into the world of physics. Rhett Allain, physics professor and Wired blogger explains basic... Read more >
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The Science Delusion
The Science Delusion
Written by Curtis White
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612192000
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The Science Delusion
Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
Written by Curtis White


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $23.95

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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The Science Delusion
Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
Written by Curtis White


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $23.95

One of our most brilliant social critics—author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the tradition of Romanticism and the “big” questions.

With the rise of religion critics such as Richard Dawkins, and of pseudo-science advocates such as Malcolm Gladwell... Read more >
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A Woman of Science
A Woman of Science
Written by Cardy Raper, Foreword by Remeline Damasco, M.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578264421
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A Woman of Science
An Extraordinary Journey of Love, Discovery, and the Sex Life of Mushrooms
Written by Cardy Raper
Foreword by Remeline Damasco, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $15.95

A STORY OF TRUE LOVE, DETERMINATION, SACRIFICE, AND DISCOVERY.
 
A Woman of Science catalogues a decades-long journey of inspirational hardship and success that serves as a model for what women can do in a field largely dominated by men.

Cardy Raper succeeded in becoming what she dreamed of as a young girl: a... Read more >
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A Woman of Science
An Extraordinary Journey of Love, Discovery, and the Sex Life of Mushrooms
Written by Cardy Raper
Foreword by Remeline Damasco, M.D.


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $3.99

A STORY OF TRUE LOVE, DETERMINATION, SACRIFICE, AND DISCOVERY.

A Woman of Science catalogues a decades-long journey of inspirational hardship and success that serves as a model for what women can do in a field largely dominated by men.

Cardy Raper succeeded in becoming what she dreamed of as a young girl: a... Read more >
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Don't Know Much About Geography: Revised and Updated Edition
Don't Know Much About Geography: Revised and Updated Edition
Written by Kenneth C. Davis, Read by Kenneth C. Davis and Various
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780385363488
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Don't Know Much About Geography: Revised and Updated Edition

Written by Kenneth C. Davis
Read by Kenneth C. Davis and Various


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $55.00

From bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis comes a treasure trove of answers to questions about our world.

Was there an Atlantis?
What's the smallest country in the world?
What's the difference between a jungle and a rain forest?

Kenneth C. Davis, author of Don't Know Much About® History, Don't Know Much About® the Civil War... Read more >
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Don't Know Much About Geography: Revised and Updated Edition
Don't Know Much About Geography: Revised and Updated Edition
Written by Kenneth C. Davis, Read by Kenneth C. Davis and Various
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385363495
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Don't Know Much About Geography: Revised and Updated Edition

Written by Kenneth C. Davis
Read by Kenneth C. Davis and Various


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $25.00

From bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis comes a treasure trove of answers to questions about our world.

Was there an Atlantis?
What's the smallest country in the world?
What's the difference between a jungle and a rain forest?

Kenneth C. Davis, author of Don't Know Much About® History, Don't Know Much About® the Civil War... Read more >
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Out of Character
Out of Character
Written by David DeSteno and Piercarlo Valdesolo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307717764
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Out of Character
Surprising Truths About the Liar, Cheat, Sinner (and Saint) Lurking in All of Us
Written by David DeSteno and Piercarlo Valdesolo


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $14.00

Have you ever wondered why a trumpeter of family values would suddenly turn around and cheat on his wife? Why jealousy would send an otherwise level-headed person into a violent rage? What could drive a person to blow a family fortune at the blackjack tables?
 
Or have you ever pondered what might...

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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz
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ISBN: 9780385535922
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $11.99

In its 4.5 billion–year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way. Can we survive it?... Read more >
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
Written by Annalee Newitz, Read by Kimberly Farr
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804127295
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Scatter, Adapt, and Remember
How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction
Written by Annalee Newitz
Read by Kimberly Farr


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $22.50

In its 4.5 billion–year history, life on Earth has been almost erased at least half a dozen times: shattered by asteroid impacts, entombed in ice, smothered by methane, and torn apart by unfathomably powerful megavolcanoes. And we know that another global disaster is eventually headed our way. Can we survive it?... Read more >
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In the Name of Eugenics
In the Name of Eugenics
Written by Daniel J. Kevles
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831507
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In the Name of Eugenics
Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity
Written by Daniel J. Kevles


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $20.99

Daniel Kevles traces the study and practice of eugenics--the science of "improving" the human species by exploiting theories of heredity--from its inception in the late nineteenth century to its most recent manifestation within the field of genetic engineering. It is rich in narrative, anecdote, attention to human detail, and stories of... Read more >
The Endless Web
Fascial Anatomy and Physical Reality
Written by R. Louis Schultz, Ph.D. and Rosemary Feitis, D.O.
Illustrated by Diana Salles
Photographed by Ronald Thompson


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $14.99

The result of more than two decades of research and practice, The Endless Web presents in clear, readable language a comprehensive guide to understanding and working effectively with the myofascial system, the 'packing material' of the body. Myofascia is a flexible network of tissue that surrounds, cushions, and supports muscles, bones... Read more >
Global Weirdness
Global Weirdness
Written by Climate Central
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743367
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Global Weirdness
Severe Storms, Deadly Heat Waves, Relentless Drought, Rising Seas, and the Weather of the Future
Written by Climate Central


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $15.00

Global Weirdness summarizes everything we know about the science of climate change, explains what is likely to happen to the climate in the future, and lays out, in practical terms, what we can do to avoid further shifts. In fifty easy-to-read entries, Climate Central tackles basic questions such as:
-Is climate...

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Mission to Mars
Mission to Mars
Written by Buzz Aldrin and Leonard David
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426210174
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Mission to Mars
My Vision for Space Exploration
Written by Buzz Aldrin and Leonard David


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $26.00

“Any time an Apollo-era astronaut steps forward with ideas for our future in space, it’s time to stop what whatever we’re doing and pay attention. Buzz Aldrin, one of the first moonwalkers, has no shortage of these ideas. And in Mission to Mars he treats us to how, when, and why we should... Read more >
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Mission to Mars
My Vision for Space Exploration
Written by Buzz Aldrin and Leonard David


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $26.00

Can astronauts reach Mars by 2035? Absolutely, says Buzz Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon. Celebrated astronaut, brilliant engineer, bestselling author, Adrin believes it is not only possibly but vital to America’s future to keep pushing the space frontier outward for the sake of exploration, science... Read more >
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Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe
Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe
Written by Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804541
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Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe

Written by Noam Chomsky and Laray Polk


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $13.95

“There are two problems for our species’ survival—nuclear war and environmental catastrophe, ” says Noam Chomsky in this new book on the two existential threats of our time and their points of intersection since World War II.

While a nuclear strike would require action, environmental catastrophe is partially defined by willful inaction in response... Read more >
Nuclear War and Environmental Catastrophe

Written by Noam Chomksy and Laray Polk


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $13.95

“There are two problems for our species’ survival—nuclear war and environmental catastrophe, ” says Noam Chomsky in this new book on the two existential threats of our time and their points of intersection since World War II.

While a nuclear strike would require action, environmental catastrophe is partially defined by willful inaction in response... Read more >
The Efficiency Trap
The Efficiency Trap
Written by Steve Hallett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147259
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The Efficiency Trap
Finding a Better Way to Achieve a Sustainable Energy Future
Written by Steve Hallett


Format: Trade Paperback, 310 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $18.00

One of the key tenets of the environmental movement is the need for greater efficiency in our use of dwindling natural resources, especially coal, natural gas, and oil. If our products are designed to be more energy efficient, so the thinking goes, our environmental impacts will be reduced and our fossil... Read more >
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The Efficiency Trap
Finding a Better Way to Achieve a Sustainable Energy Future
Written by Steve Hallett


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

One of the key tenets of the environmental movement is the need for greater efficiency in our use of dwindling natural resources, especially coal, natural gas, and oil. If our products are designed to be more energy efficient, so the thinking goes, our environmental impacts will be reduced and our fossil... Read more >
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Harvest the Wind
Harvest the Wind
Written by Philip Warburg
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ISBN: 9780807000496
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Harvest the Wind
America's Journey to Jobs, Energy Independence, and Climate Stability
Written by Philip Warburg


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $19.00

Winds sweeping through the Great Plains once robbed the Farm Belt of its future, stripping away overworked topsoil and creating the dreaded Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Today, those winds are bringing new hope to the declining rural communities of the central United States. Nowhere is wind’s promise more palpable than... Read more >
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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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Icebound Summer
Icebound Summer
Written by Sally Carrighar
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831392
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Icebound Summer

Written by Sally Carrighar


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2013
Price: $14.99

Sally Carrighar was a prolific writer of stories of the natural world. She has an almost magical ability to bring wild creatures to life with her literary renditions of their world allowing us to get inside that world and live it briefly. In Icebound Summer, we are taken through a brief... Read more >
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