Science + Psychology

PANDEMIC: TRACKING CONTAGIONS, FROM CHOLERA TO EBOLA AND BEYOND

Written by Shah, Sonia
A thrilling glimpse into the next likely global contagion---and how to stop it. Over the past fifty years, more than three hundred infectious diseases have emerged or reemerged in new territory. Experts around the world are bracing for a deadly, disruptive pandemic.
February 14, 2017 | Paperback | Picador USA | 288 Pages |
$17.00

F*CK LOVE: ONE SHRINK S SENSIBLE ADVICE FOR FINDING A LASTING RELATIONSHIP

Written by Bennett, Sarah
From the brilliant New York Times bestselling authors of the "refreshingly blunt" (Harper's Bazaar) F*ck Feelings--this seriously irreverent roadmap reveals the essentials to look for when you're done being suckered by the promise of true love and want help seeking a real, lasting relationship.
January 31, 2017 | Hardcover | Atria Books | 288 Pages |
$19.99

WHY TIME FLIES: A MOSTLY SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATION

Written by Burdick, Alan
"[Why Time Flies] captures us.
January 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 320 Pages |
$28.00
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GREAT PRETENDER: THE UNDERCOVER MISSION THAT CHANGED OUR UNDERSTANDING OF MADNESS

Written by Cahalan, Susannah
From "one of America's most courageous young journalists" (NPR) and the author of the blockbuster #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Brain on Fire comes a propulsive narrative history investigating the 50-year-old mystery behind a dramatic experiment that changed the course of modern medicine. For centuries, doctors have struggled to define mental illness--how do you di
November 5, 2019 | Hardcover | Grand Central Publishing | 400 Pages |
$28.00
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PHYSICS: A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION

Written by Perkowitz, Sidney
Physics, the fundamental science of matter and energy, encompasses all levels of nature from the subatomic to the cosmic, and underlies much of the technology around us. Understanding the physics of our universe is an essential aspect of humanity's quest to understand our environment and our place within it.
October 1, 2019 | Paperback | Oxford University Press, USA | 168 Pages |
$11.95
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CROWD AND THE COSMOS: ADVENTURES IN THE ZOONIVERSE

Written by Lintott, Chris
The world of science has been transformed. Where once astronomers sat at the controls of giant telescopes in remote locations, praying for clear skies, now they have no need to budge from their desks, as data arrives in their inbox. And what they receive is overwhelming; projects now being built provide more data in a few nights than in the whole of humanity's history of observing the Universe.
January 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 288 Pages |
$24.95
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RISING: DISPATCHES FROM THE NEW AMERICAN SHORE

Written by Rush, Elizabeth
FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE IN GENERAL NONFICTION WINNER OF THE NATIONAL OUTDOOR BOOK AWARD A CHICAGO TRIBUNE TOP TEN BOOK OF 2018
March 12, 2019 | Paperback | Milkweed Editions |
$16.00
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WE ARE THE WEATHER: SAVING THE PLANET BEGINS AT BREAKFAST

Written by Foer, Jonathan Safran
Some people reject the fact, overwhelmingly supported by scientists, that our planet is warming because of human activity. But do those of us who accept the reality of human-caused climate change truly believe it? If we did, surely we would be roused to act on what we know.
September 17, 2019 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$25.00
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QUANTUM ASTROLOGER'S HANDBOOK: A HISTORY OF THE RENAISSANCE MATHEMATICS THAT BIRTHED IMAGINARY NUMBERS, PROBABILITY, AND THE NEW PHYSICS OF THE UNIVE

Written by Brooks, Michael
Who is Jerome Cardano? A gambler and blasphemer, inventor and schemer, plagued by demons and anxieties, astrologer to kings, emperors, and popes. This stubborn and unworldly man was the son of a lawyer and a brothel keeper, but also a gifted physician and the unacknowledged discoverer of the mathematical foundations of quantum physics.
September 3, 2019 | Hardcover | Scribe Us | 256 Pages |
$26.00
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INSOMNIA: A GUIDE TO, AND CONSOLATION FOR, THE RESTLESS EARLY HOURS

Written by Life, The School
Not being able to sleep is deeply frightening. We panic about our ability to cope with the demands of the next day; we panic that we are panicking; the possibility of sleep recedes ever further as the clock counts down to another exhausted, irritable dawn.
November 5, 2019 | Hardcover | School of Life | 56 Pages |
$14.99

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