Science + Psychology

COSMIC WEB: MYSTERIOUS ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSE

Written by Gott, J Richard
A gripping first-person account of how scientists came to understand our universe's mysterious structure
January 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 272 Pages |
$29.95

EINSTEIN ENCYCLOPEDIA

Written by Schulmann, Robert
The complete guide to everything you ever wanted to know about Einstein This is the single most complete guide to Albert Einstein's life and work for students, researchers, and browsers alike.
October 27, 2015 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 376 Pages |
$39.95

WORLD WITHOUT US

Written by Weisman, Alan
Time #1 Nonfiction Book of 2007Entertainment Weekly #1 Nonfiction Book of 2007Finalist for the 2007 National Book Critics Circle AwardSalon Book Awards 2007Amazon Top 100 Editors' Picks of 2007 (#4)Barnes and Noble 10 Best of 2007: Politics and Current AffairsKansas City Star's Top 100 Books of the Year 2007
August 5, 2008 | Paperback | Picador USA | 416 Pages |
$18.00

MEANING OF HUMAN EXISTENCE

Written by Wilson, Edward O
Continuing his groundbreaking examination of our "Anthropocene Epoch," which he began with The Social Conquest of Earth, described by the New York Times as "a sweeping account of the human rise to domination of the biosphere," here Wilson posits that we, as a species, now know enough about the universe and ourselves that we can begin to approach questions about our place in the co
September 7, 2015 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 208 Pages |
$14.95

BLIND WATCHMAKER: WHY THE EVIDENCE OF EVOLUTION REVEALS A UNIVERSE WITHOUT DESIGN

Written by Dawkins, Richard
The Blind Watchmaker is the seminal text for understanding evolution today. In the eighteenth century, theologian William Paley developed a famous metaphor for creationism: that of the skilled watchmaker. In The Blind Watchmaker, Richard Dawkins crafts an elegant riposte to show that the complex process of Darwinian natural selection is unconscious and automatic.
September 28, 2015 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 496 Pages |
$18.95

HUMAN AGE: THE WORLD SHAPED BY US

Written by Ackerman, Diane
With her celebrated blend of scientific insight, clarity, and curiosity, Diane Ackerman explores our human capacity both for destruction and for invention as we shape the future of the planet Earth.
September 14, 2015 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 352 Pages |
$15.95

BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE AND NATURE WRITING 2015

The Best American Series The next edition in a series praised as "undeniably exquisite" (Maria Popova), The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015 includes work from both award-winning writers and up-and-coming voices in the field.
October 6, 2015 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 352 Pages |
$14.95

INVENTOLOGY: HOW WE DREAM UP THINGS THAT CHANGE THE WORLD

Written by Kennedy, Pagan
Find out where great ideas come from. A father cleans up after his toddler and imagines a cup that won't spill. An engineer watches people using walkie-talkies and has an idea. A doctor figures out how to deliver patients to the operating room before they die.
January 26, 2016 | Hardcover | Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 288 Pages |
$27.00

MAN WHO WASN'T THERE: INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE STRANGE NEW SCIENCE OF THE SELF

Written by Ananthaswamy, Anil
*Nominated for the 2016 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award**An NBC News Notable Science Book of 2015**Named one of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2015**A Book of the Month for Brain HQ/Posit Science**Selected by Forbes as a Must Read Brain Book of 2015*
August 4, 2015 | Hardcover | Dutton Books | 320 Pages |
$26.95

WEATHER EXPERIMENT: THE PIONEERS WHO SOUGHT TO SEE THE FUTURE

Written by Moore, Peter
In 1865 Admiral Robert FitzRoy locked himself in his dressing room and cut his throat. His grand meteorological project had failed. Yet only a decade later, FitzRoy's storm warning system and "forecasts" would return, the model for what we use today.
June 2, 2015 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 416 Pages |
$30.00

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