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Komodo Dragons
Biology and Conservation
Edited by James B. Murphy, Claudio Ciofi, Colomba de La Panouse and Trooper Walsh


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $45.00

More than twenty years have passed since Walter Auffenberg's monumental The Behavioral Ecology of the Komodo Monitor. In the intervening years the populations of Komodo dragons—native only to a handful of islands in southeast Indonesia—have dwindled, sparking intensive conservation efforts. During the last two decades new information about these formidable predators... Read more >
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Pluto

(Available March 24, 2015)
Pluto
Edited by Richard Grossinger, Contribution by Richard C. Hoagland, Robert Kelly, Rob Brezsny and Dana Wilde
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583948972
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Pluto
New Horizons for a Lost Horizon: Astronomy, Astrology, and Mythology
Edited by Richard Grossinger
Contribution by Richard C. Hoagland, Robert Kelly, Rob Brezsny and Dana Wilde


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $21.95

Encompassing astronomy, mythology, psychology, and astrology, Pluto offers a wealth of knowledge about our most famous dwarf planet. First observed in 1930 and once defined as the ninth and final planet in our solar system, Pluto and its discovery and reclassification throw a unique light on how we generate meaning in... Read more >
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Pluto
New Horizons for a Lost Horizon: Astronomy, Astrology, and Mythology
Edited by Richard Grossinger
Contribution by Richard C. Hoagland, Robert Kelly, Rob Brezsny and Dana Wilde


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2015
Price: $21.95

Encompassing astronomy, mythology, psychology, and astrology, Pluto offers a wealth of knowledge about our most famous dwarf planet. First observed in 1930 and once defined as the ninth and final planet in our solar system, Pluto and its discovery and reclassification throw a unique light on how we generate meaning in... Read more >
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Alpha God

(Available March 10, 2015)
Alpha God
Written by Hector A. Garcia
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781633880207
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Alpha God
The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression
Written by Hector A. Garcia


Format: Trade Paperback, 287 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $19.00

This book uses evolutionary psychology as a lens to explain religious violence and oppression. The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many ways in which our evolutionary legacy has shaped the development of religion and continues to profoundly influence its expression. The book focuses... Read more >
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Alpha God
The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression
Written by Hector A. Garcia


Format: eBook0
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $11.99

This book uses evolutionary psychology as a lens to explain religious violence and oppression. The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many ways in which our evolutionary legacy has shaped the development of religion and continues to profoundly influence its expression. The book focuses... Read more >
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Bats in Question
The Smithsonian Answer Book
Written by Don E. Wilson
Photographed by Merlin D. Tuttle


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $24.95

Long the subject of myth and superstition, bats have been among the most misunderstood of mammals due to their nocturnal habits, capacity for flight, and strange appearance. Seeking to dispel the myths associated with these remarkable creatures and arguing for their key role in a balanced ecosystem, Bats in Question covers... Read more >
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Snakes in Question, Second Edition
The Smithsonian Answer Book
Written by George R. Zug and Carl H. Ernst
Photographed by Richard D. Bartlett and Patricia Bartlett


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $24.95

This new edition of Snakes in Question has been completely updated to take into account the most recent research available, offering useful scientific information about snakes while dispelling many widely-circulated myths and common fears. Accompanied by 100 stunning color photographs and written in the popular question-and-answer format of Smithsonian's “In Question&rdquo... Read more >
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The Man Who Planted Trees

(Available March 3, 2015)
The Man Who Planted Trees
Written by Jim Robbins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812981292
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The Man Who Planted Trees
A Story of Lost Groves, the Science of Trees, and a Plan to Save the Planet
Written by Jim Robbins


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $16.00

The Man Who Planted Trees is the inspiring story of David Milarch’s quest to clone the biggest trees on the planet in order to save our forests and ecosystem—as well as a hopeful lesson about how each of us has the ability to make a difference.

“When is the best time to...

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Trying Not to Try

(Available March 3, 2015)
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770437633
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Trying Not to Try
Ancient China, Modern Science, and the Power of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $15.00

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... Read more >
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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473349
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $16.00

Michio Kaku, the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible and Physics of the Future tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain.

The Future of the Mind brings a topic that once belonged solely to the province of science fiction into a startling new reality. This...

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Is Shame Necessary?
Is Shame Necessary?
Written by Jennifer Jacquet
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307907578
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Is Shame Necessary?
New Uses for an Old Tool
Written by Jennifer Jacquet


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $24.00

An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform.
 
In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is advertised as the cornerstone of conscience. But while guilt holds individuals to personal standards, it is powerless... Read more >
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Is Shame Necessary?
Is Shame Necessary?
Written by Jennifer Jacquet
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ISBN: 9780307907585
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Is Shame Necessary?
New Uses for an Old Tool
Written by Jennifer Jacquet


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $12.99

An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform.
 
In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is advertised as the cornerstone of conscience. But while guilt holds individuals to personal standards, it is powerless... Read more >
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Cracking the AP Physics 1 Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP Physics 1 Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804125871
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Cracking the AP Physics 1 Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $14.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the new AP Physics 1 Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

This eBook edition has been optimized for... Read more >
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Mind Change
Mind Change
Written by Susan Greenfield
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812993820
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Mind Change
How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains
Written by Susan Greenfield


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $28.00

We live in a world unimaginable only decades ago: a domain of backlit screens, instant information, and vibrant experiences that can outcompete dreary reality. Our brave new technologies offer incredible opportunities for work and play. But at what price?
 
Now renowned neuroscientist Susan Greenfield—known in the United Kingdom for challenging... Read more >
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Mind Change
Mind Change
Written by Susan Greenfield
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812993837
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Mind Change
How Digital Technologies Are Leaving Their Mark on Our Brains
Written by Susan Greenfield


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $13.99

We live in a world unimaginable only decades ago: a domain of backlit screens, instant information, and vibrant experiences that can outcompete dreary reality. Our brave new technologies offer incredible opportunities for work and play. But at what price?
 
Now renowned neuroscientist Susan Greenfield—known in the United Kingdom for challenging... Read more >
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Brilliant!
Brilliant!
Written by Bob Johnstone
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781633880627
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Shuji Nakamura And the Revolution in Lighting Technology (Updated Edition)
Written by Bob Johnstone


Format: Trade Paperback, 347 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $18.00

To celebrate the awarding of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics to Shuji Nakamura (along with two other Japanese scientists), this newly updated edition profiles the gifted Japanese engineer who is largely responsible for the coming revolution in lighting technology. Veteran technology writer Bob Johnstone not only was the first Western...

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Shuji Nakamura And the Revolution in Lighting Technology (Updated Edition)
Written by Bob Johnstone


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $11.99

A revolution in the way we use artificial lighting is underway, one that is every bit as sweeping and significant as Edison’s invention of the light bulb. The technology of light emitting diodes (LEDs) is ready for widespread implementation. Its impacts will include a reduction in energy consumption for electric lighting... Read more >
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Our Mathematical Universe
Our Mathematical Universe
Written by Max Tegmark
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307744258
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Our Mathematical Universe
My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Written by Max Tegmark


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $16.95

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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This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?
This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?
Written by Patrick Di Justo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804139885
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This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?
From Eggnog to Beef Jerky, the Surprising Secrets
Written by Patrick Di Justo


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $15.00

What do a cup of coffee and cockroach pheromone have in common? How is Fix-A-Flat like sugarless gum? Is a Slim Jim meat stick really alive? If I Can't Believe It's Not Butter isn't butter, what is it?

All of these pressing questions and more are answered in This Is What You... Read more >
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This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?
This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?
Written by Patrick Di Justo
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ISBN: 9780804139892
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This Is What You Just Put in Your Mouth?
From Eggnog to Beef Jerky, the Surprising Secrets of What's Inside Everyday Products
Written by Patrick Di Justo


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $9.99

What do a cup of coffee and cockroach pheromone have in common? How is Fix-A-Flat like sugarless gum? Is a Slim Jim meat stick really alive? If I Can't Believe It's Not Butter isn't butter, what is it?

All of these pressing questions and more are answered in This Is What You... Read more >
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Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804125130
Our Price: $14.99
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Cracking the AP Chemistry Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $14.99

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

This eBook edition has been specially formatted for on-screen viewing with cross-linked questions... Read more >
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Cracking the AP Physics 1 Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP Physics 1 Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804125864
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Cracking the AP Physics 1 Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback0
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $18.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the new AP Physics 1 Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including 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... Read more >
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Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307456724
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $16.95

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality...

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Rare
Rare
Written by Keith Veronese
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149727
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Rare
The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth
Written by Keith Veronese


Format: Hardcover, 270 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $25.00

How will your life change when the supply of tantalum dries up? You may have never heard of this unusual metal, but without it smartphones would be instantly less omniscient, video game systems would falter, and laptops fail.  Tantalum is not alone.  Rhodium. Osmium. Niobium. Such refugees from the bottom of... Read more >
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Rare
The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth
Written by Keith Veronese


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $11.99

How will your life change when the supply of tantalum dries up? You may have never heard of this unusual metal, but without it smartphones would be instantly less omniscient, video game systems would falter, and laptops fail.  Tantalum is not alone.  Rhodium. Osmium. Niobium. Such refugees from the bottom of... Read more >
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