Science + Psychology

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH HUMANKIND: A PALEOANTHROPOLOGIST INVESTIGATES OUR EVOLVING SPECIES

Written by Sang-Hee Lee
In this captivating bestseller, Korea's first paleoanthropologist offers fresh insights into humanity's dawn and evolution.
April 4, 2019 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton | 304 Pages |
$26.95

COSMOSAPIENS: HUMAN EVOLUTION FROM THE ORIGIN OF THE UNIVERSE

Written by John Hands
Specialist scientific fields are developing at incredibly swift speeds, but what can they really tell us about how the universe began and how we as humans evolved to play such a dominant role on Earth? In the clearest possible prose it differentiates the firmly established from the speculative and examines the claims of various fields to approach a unified theory of everything.
October 24, 2017 | Paperback | Abrams Press | 704 Pages |
$22.95

WHY BUDDHISM IS TRUE: THE SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY OF MEDITATION AND ENLIGHTENMENT

New York Times Bestseller
August 1, 2017 | Hardcover |
$27.00

WOOLLY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE DE-EXTINCTION OF ONE OF HISTORY'S MOST ICONIC CREATURES

Written by Ben Mezrich
Subtitle in pre-publication: The true story of the de-extinction of one of history's most iconic creatures.
July 4, 2017 | Hardcover | Simon and Schuster | 304 Pages |
$26.00

TIME TRAVEL: A HISTORY

Written by James Gleick
Gleick's story begins at the turn of the twentieth century with the young H.G. Wells writing and rewriting the fantastic tale that became his first book, an international sensation, The Time Machine.
September 5, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 352 Pages |
$17.00

PHYSICS OF EVERYDAY THINGS: THE EXTRAORDINARY SCIENCE BEHIND AN ORDINARY DAY

Written by James Kakalios
"Easy-to-follow and imaginative explanations about the extraordinary physics that invisibly guides our daily lives"--
April 4, 2019 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 256 Pages |
$26.00

UNFORBIDDEN PLEASURES

AN AMBITIOUS BOOK THAT EXPLORES THE PHILOSOPHICAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL, AND SOCIAL DYNAMICS THAT GOVERN HUMAN DESIRE AND SHAPE OUR EVERYDAY REALITYA great deal has been written, by psychoanalysts and many others, about the pleasures that are forbidden to us. But what of the pleasures that are unforbidden and freely available to all?
May 1, 2017 | Paperback |
$16.00

MAPPING THE HEAVENS: THE RADICAL SCIENTIFIC IDEAS THAT REVEAL THE COSMOS

For all curious readers, a lively introduction to radical ideas and discoveries that are transforming our knowledge of the universe
May 1, 2017 | PB |
$16.00

HAMLET ON THE HOLODECK: THE FUTURE OF NARRATIVE IN CYBERSPACE (UPDATED)

Written by Janet H. Murray
An updated edition of the classic book on digital storytelling, with a new introduction and expansive chapter commentaries.
April 7, 2017 | PB | MIT Press | 440 Pages |
$24.95

WHAT ALGORITHMS WANT: IMAGINATION IN THE AGE OF COMPUTING

Written by Ed Finn
The gap between theoretical ideas and messy reality, as seen in Neal Stephenson, Adam Smith, and Star Trek. We depend on--we believe in--algorithms to help us get a ride, choose which book to buy, execute a mathematical proof. It's as if we think of code as a magic spell, an incantation to reveal what we need to know and even what we want.
March 10, 2017 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 257 Pages |
$29.95

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