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Adventures in Yarn Farming
Adventures in Yarn Farming
Written by Barbara Parry
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590308233
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Adventures in Yarn Farming
Four Seasons on a New England Fiber Farm
Written by Barbara Parry


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $27.95

A knitting book focusing on the sheep-to-shawl process by a well-known knitter, shepherd, and artisanal yarn producer.

Gain an insider's view on fiber farming and yarn craft, from sheep to skein, all told through the eyes of shepherd and textile artisan Barbara Parry. Follow her flock over the course of a... Read more >
Ingenious
Ingenious
Written by Jason Fagone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307591487
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Ingenious
A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America
Written by Jason Fagone


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.00

An epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people’s lives are changed forever by their quest to engineer a radically new kind of car
 
In 2007, the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel 100... Read more >
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Ingenious
Ingenious
Written by Jason Fagone
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Ingenious
A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America
Written by Jason Fagone


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $12.99

An epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people’s lives are changed forever by their quest to engineer a radically new kind of car
 
In 2007, the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel 100... Read more >
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Analyzing Art and Aesthetics

Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp


Format: eBook, 404 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $49.95

This ninth volume of the Artefacts series explores how artists have responded to developments in science and technology, past and present. Rather than limiting the discussion to art alone, editors Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret Weitekamp also asked contributors to consider aesthetics: the scholarly consideration of sensory responses to cultural objects... Read more >
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The Rocket and the Reich
The Rocket and the Reich
Written by Michael J. Neufeld
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588344670
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The Rocket and the Reich
Peenemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era
Written by Michael J. Neufeld


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $27.95

WINNER OF THE DEXTER PRIZE OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY

Launched by the Third Reich in late 1944, the first ballistic missile, the V-2, fell on London, Paris, and Antwerp after covering nearly two hundred miles in five minutes. It was a stunning achievement, one that heralded a... Read more >
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The Rocket and the Reich
Peenemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era
Written by Michael J. Neufeld


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $27.95

WINNER OF THE DEXTER PRIZE OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY

Launched by the Third Reich in late 1944, the first ballistic missile, the V-2, fell on London, Paris, and Antwerp after covering nearly two hundred miles in five minutes. It was a stunning achievement, one that heralded a... Read more >
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The Imperfect Environmentalist
The Imperfect Environmentalist
Written by Sara Gilbert
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ISBN: 9780345537591
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The Imperfect Environmentalist
A Practical Guide to Clearing Your Body, Detoxing Your Home, and Saving the Earth (Without Losing Your Mind)
Written by Sara Gilbert


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

Actress, producer, mother, and imperfect environmentalist, Sara Gilbert understands how helping the environment can seem overwhelming. Between keeping up with work, friends, and kids, who has the time or money to maintain a compost pile, become an activist, or knit a sweater out of recycled grocery bags? Fortunately, we now know... Read more >
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The Imperfect Environmentalist
The Imperfect Environmentalist
Written by Sara Gilbert
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ISBN: 9780345537584
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The Imperfect Environmentalist
A Practical Guide to Clearing Your Body, Detoxing Your Home, and Saving the Earth (Without Losing Your Mind)
Written by Sara Gilbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $18.00

Actress, producer, mother, and imperfect environmentalist, Sara Gilbert understands how helping the environment can seem overwhelming. Between keeping up with work, friends, and kids, who has the time or money to maintain a compost pile, become an activist, or knit a sweater out of recycled grocery bags? Fortunately, we now know... Read more >
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 4
Knights of Sidonia, volume 4
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
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ISBN: 9781935654896
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 4

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 186 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $12.95

A faction on the Sidonia that believes humanity's aggressive posture toward the Gauna is responsible for the extraterrestial behemoth's hostility desires to chart a seperate course. Hero Tanikaze and his middle-gendered friend Shinatose are both promoted while the scion of the Kunato family delves into dubious experiements in this installment of... Read more >
Green Town USA
Green Town USA
Written by Thomas J. Fox, Contribution by Andrew Flach, Foreword by Alex Wilson, Introduction by Daniel Wallach
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578263127
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Green Town USA
The Handbook for America's Sustainable Future
Written by Thomas J. Fox
Contribution by Andrew Flach
Foreword by Alex Wilson
Introduction by Daniel Wallach


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $15.00

"There was never a town with a truer name, though it didn't really discover it till tragedy created an opportunity that residents seized with head and heart!"
— Bill McKibben, author Oil and Honey:The Education of an Unlikely Activist

Hope for a greener America . . . from the extraordinary community that... Read more >
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Green Town USA
The Handbook for America's Sustainable Future
Written by Thomas J. Fox
Contribution by Andrew Flach
Foreword by Alex Wilson
Introduction by Daniel Wallach


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $4.99

"There was never a town with a truer name, though it didn't really discover it till tragedy created an opportunity that residents seized with head and heart!"
— Bill McKibben, author Oil and Honey:The Education of an Unlikely Activist

Hope for a greener America . . . from the extraordinary community that... Read more >
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Journey to the Stars
Journey to the Stars
Written by Robert Jastrow
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ISBN: 9780307794024
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Journey to the Stars
Space Exploration--Tomorrow and Beyond
Written by Robert Jastrow


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 24, 2013
Price: $11.99

Robert Jastrow discusses the past and future of space exploration, the cosmic mysteries that still await solution, and the possibility of extraterrestrials whose intelligence far outstrips our own. Read more >
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Lament for an Ocean
Lament for an Ocean
Written by Michael Harris
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994765
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Lament for an Ocean
The Collapse of the Atlantic Cod Fishery
Written by Michael Harris


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $10.99

The northern cod have been almost wiped out. Once the most plentiful fish on the Grand Banks off the coast of Newfoundland, the cod is now on the brink of extinction, and tens of thousands of people in Atlantic Canada have been left without work by a 1992 moratorium on fishing... Read more >
The Mystery of Flight 427
Inside a Crash Investigation
Written by Bill Adair


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

The immediate human toll of the 1994 Flight 427 disaster was staggering: all 132 people aboard died on a Pennsylvania hillside. The subsequent investigation was a maze of politics, bizarre theories, and shrouded answers. Bill Adair, an award-winning journalist, was granted special access to the five-year inquiry by the National Transportation... Read more >
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 3
Knights of Sidonia, volume 3
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935654827
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 3

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 186 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $12.95

Heretofore unwilling to communicate in all but the most zero-sum fashion, humanity's implacable nemesis attempts to interface in what can only be considered a gruesomely familiar shape and form.

Meanwhile, some of the deepest secrets of the Sidonia also come to the fore as revealed by the resident talking bear, err...the... Read more >
Amoskeag
Amoskeag
Written by Tamara K. Hareven
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831590
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Amoskeag

Written by Tamara K. Hareven


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2013
Price: $12.99

Through the prism of one turn-of-the-century factory-city, Tamara Hareven and Randolph Langenbach have captured the historic experience of millions of Americans. We hear for the first time the eloquent voices—sometimes elegiac, sometimes bitter, yet always powerful—of immigrant being turned into Americans as they worked the machines which were themselves transforming this... Read more >
Analyzing Art and Aesthetics
Analyzing Art and Aesthetics
Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623137
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Analyzing Art and Aesthetics

Edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp


Format: Hardcover, 312 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $49.95

This ninth volume of the Artefacts series explores how artists have responded to developments in science and technology, past and present. Rather than limiting the discussion to art alone, editors Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret Weitekamp also asked contributors to consider aesthetics: the scholarly consideration of sensory responses to cultural objects... Read more >
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The Food Police
The Food Police
Written by Jayson Lusk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307987037
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The Food Police
A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate
Written by Jayson Lusk


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $24.00

A rollicking indictment of the liberal elite's hypocrisy when it comes to food.

Ban trans-fats? Outlaw Happy Meals? Tax Twinkies? What's next? Affirmative action for cows?   
     A catastrophe is looming. Farmers are raping the land and torturing animals. Food is riddled with deadly pesticides, hormones and foreign DNA. Corporate farms are... Read more >
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The Food Police
The Food Police
Written by Jayson Lusk
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ISBN: 9780307987044
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The Food Police
A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate
Written by Jayson Lusk


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $12.99

A rollicking indictment of the liberal elite's hypocrisy when it comes to food.

Ban trans-fats? Outlaw Happy Meals? Tax Twinkies? What's next? Affirmative action for cows?   
     A catastrophe is looming. Farmers are raping the land and torturing animals. Food is riddled with deadly pesticides, hormones and foreign DNA. Corporate farms are... Read more >
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 2
Knights of Sidonia, volume 2
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935654810
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 2

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 186 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $12.95

In volume two, the Sidonia has engaged a new type of Guana. This armored-type is strangely aggressive, and most of the young pilots who have confronted the monster are not prepared for this change in stragedy.

Rookie pilot Nagate Tanikaze has even fewer completed flight-hours, but that does not prevent him...

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Rethinking Cold War Culture

Written by Peter J. Kuznick and James Gilbert


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $29.95

This anthology of essays questions many widespread assumptions about the culture of postwar America. Illuminating the origins and development of the many threads that constituted American culture during the Cold War, the contributors challenge the existence of a monolithic culture during the 1950s and thereafter. They demonstrate instead that there was... Read more >
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The Ice Palace That Melted Away
The Ice Palace That Melted Away
Written by Bill Stumpf
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ISBN: 9780307822888
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The Ice Palace That Melted Away
Restoring Civility and Other Lost Virtues to Everyday Life
Written by Bill Stumpf


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $14.99

With The Ice Palace That Melted Away, Bill Stumpf, the designer of the first ergonomic chair, addresses the symbiotic relationship between design and the way we live, the often deadening effect of technology, and his hopes for a more humane future. As a designer associated with Herman Miller, Inc., for more... Read more >
China Airborne
China Airborne
Written by James Fallows
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ISBN: 9781400031276
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China Airborne
The Test of China's Future
Written by James Fallows


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.95

From one of our most influential journalists, here is a timely, vital, and illuminating account of the next stage of China’s modernization—its plan to rival America as the world’s leading aerospace power and to bring itself from its low-wage past to a high-tech future.

In 2011, China announced its twelfth Five-Year Plan...

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Blackett's War
Blackett's War
Written by Stephen Budiansky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962638
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Blackett's War
The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare
Written by Stephen Budiansky


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $13.99

The exciting history of a small group of British and American scientists who, during World War II, developed the new field of operational research to turn back the tide of German submarines—revolutionizing the way wars are waged and won.

In March 1941, after a year of unbroken and devastating U-boat onslaughts...

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Early Home Computers
Early Home Computers
Written by Kevin Murrell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812166
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Early Home Computers

Written by Kevin Murrell


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.95

This is the story of the people and machines that revolutionized our lives and made personal computers an integral part of our homes. For the typical family in the 1960s and 1970s, computers were both fascinating and frightening, but largely a mystery. Developments in microelectronics in the early 1970s meant that... Read more >
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