Science + Psychology

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RED QUEEN: SEX AND THE EVOLUTION OF HUMAN NATURE

Written by Ridley, Matt
Citing the Red Queen from "Through the Looking Glass, " who has to keep running to stay in the same place, Ridley demonstrates why sex is humanity's best strategy for outwitting its constantly mutating internal predators, and answers dozens of other riddles of human nature and culture.
April 29, 2003 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 416 Pages |
$15.99
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DEMON-HAUNTED WORLD: SCIENCE AS A CANDLE IN THE DARK

Written by Druyan, Ann
Reveals the dangers associated with widespread scientific ignorance, and explains how scientific thought has served to overcome prejudice and hysteria
February 25, 1997 | Paperback | Ballantine Books | 480 Pages |
$18.00

ONE KISS OR TWO?: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF SAYING HELLO

Humans have been greeting each other for thousands of years. It should be the most straightforward thing in the world, but this seemingly simple act is fraught with complications, leading to awkward misunderstandings, intercultural fumblings, and social gaffes that can potentially fracture relationships forever.
March 1, 2018 | Hardcover |
$28.95

MAKER OF PATTERNS: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY THROUGH LETTERS

Written by Freeman Dyson
Having penned hundreds of letters to his family over four decades, Freeman Dyson has framed them with the reflections made by a man now in his nineties.
April 4, 2019 | Hardcover | 416 Pages |
$27.95

LOSING THE NOBEL PRIZE: A STORY OF COSMOLOGY, AMBITION, AND THE PERILS OF SCIENCE'S HIGHEST HONOR

Written by Brian Keating
"What would it have been like to be an eyewitness to the Big Bang? In 2014, astronomers wielding BICEP2, the most powerful cosmology telescope ever made, thought they'd glimpsed the spark that ignited the Big Bang. Millions around the world tuned in to the announcement, and Nobel whispers began to spread.
April 4, 2019 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton | 326 Pages |
$27.95

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

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