Science + Psychology

NONSENSE: THE POWER OF NOT KNOWING

Written by Holmes, Jamie
An illuminating look at the surprising upside of ambiguity--and how, properly harnessed, it can inspire learning, creativity, even empathy
October 13, 2015 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 336 Pages |
$27.00

IN A DIFFERENT KEY: THE STORY OF AUTISM

Written by Zucker, Caren
Finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction An extraordinary narrative history of autism: the riveting story of parents fighting for their children 's civil rights; of doctors struggling to define autism; of ingenuity, self-advocacy, and profound social change. Nearly seventy-five years ago, Donald Triplett of Forest, Mississippi, became the first child diagnosed
January 19, 2016 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 688 Pages |
$30.00
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HUNT FOR VULCAN: . . . AND HOW ALBERT EINSTEIN DESTROYED A PLANET, DISCOVERED RELATIVITY, AND DECIPHERED THE UNIVERSE

Written by Levenson, Thomas
The captivating, all-but-forgotten story of Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, and the search for a planet that never existed For more than fifty years, the world's top scientists searched for the "missing" planet Vulcan, whose existence was mandated by Isaac Newton's theories of gravity.
November 3, 2015 | Hardcover | Random House | 256 Pages |
$26.00

LAWS OF MEDICINE: FIELD NOTES FROM AN UNCERTAIN SCIENCE

Written by Mukherjee, Siddhartha
Essential, required reading for doctors and patients alike: A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and one of the world's premiere cancer researchers reveals an urgent philosophy on the little-known principles that govern medicine--and how understanding these principles can empower us all.
October 13, 2015 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster/ Ted | 96 Pages |
$16.99

MACHINES OF LOVING GRACE: THE QUEST FOR COMMON GROUND BETWEEN HUMANS AND ROBOTS

Written by Markoff, John
As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society--on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health--Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: will these machines help us, or will they replace us?
August 25, 2015 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 400 Pages |
$26.99
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INVENTION OF SCIENCE: A NEW HISTORY OF THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION

Written by Wootton, David
A companion to such acclaimed works as The Age of Wonder, A Clockwork Universe, and Darwin's Ghosts--a groundbreaking examination of the greatest event in history, the Scientific Revolution, and how it came to change the way we understand ourselves and our world.
December 8, 2015 | Hardcover | Harper | 784 Pages |
$35.00
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BRIEF CANDLE IN THE DARK: MY LIFE IN SCIENCE

Written by Dawkins, Richard
In this hugely entertaining sequel to the New York Times bestselling memoir An Appetite for Wonder, Richard Dawkins delves deeply into his intellectual life spent kick-starting new conversations about science, culture, and religion and writing yet another of the most audacious and widely read books of the twentieth century--The God Delusion.
September 29, 2015 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 464 Pages |
$27.99
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GOOD STORY: EXCHANGES ON TRUTH, FICTION AND PSYCHOTHERAPY

Written by Kurtz, Arabella
J.M. Coetzee's latest novel, The Schooldays of Jesus, is now available from Viking. Late Essays: 2006-2016 will be available January 2018. J.M. Coetzee: What relationship do I have with my life history?
September 29, 2015 | Hardcover | Viking | 208 Pages |
$27.95
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HOW WE GOT TO NOW: SIX INNOVATIONS THAT MADE THE MODERN WORLD

Written by Johnson, Steven
From the New York Times-bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Unexpected Life, a new look at the power and legacy of great ideas.
September 22, 2015 | Paperback | Riverhead Books | 320 Pages |
$18.00
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NARCISSIST NEXT DOOR: UNDERSTANDING THE MONSTER IN YOUR FAMILY, IN YOUR OFFICE, IN YOUR BED-IN YOUR WORLD

Written by Kluger, Jeffrey
A timely and provocative exploration of narcissism, from Donald Trump to Kanye West to Lance Armstrong, that shows us how to recognize and handle the narcissists we encounter every day. Narcissists are everywhere. There are millions of them in the United States alone: politicians, entertainers, businesspeople, your neighbors.
September 8, 2015 | Paperback | Riverhead Books | 288 Pages |
$16.00

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