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QUACKERY: A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WORST WAYS TO CURE EVERYTHING

Written by Pedersen, Nate
What won't we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When liquefied gold was touted as immortality in a glass. And when strychnine--yes, that strychnine, the one used in rat poison--was dosed like Viagra.
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Workman Publishing | 352 Pages |
$22.95
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO UFO SIGHTINGS SINCE 1945

Written by Schwede, Frank
There are specific UFO cases for which everyone should have a basic knowledge. Over 10 of these most important sightings and topics, occurring since 1945, model history with supported technical data, facts, and images supplying necessary information for those delving into the great mysteries of the universe.
December 28, 2017 | Paperback | Schiffer Publishing | 112 Pages |
$9.99
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INVENTOR SAYS: QUOTES, QUIPS AND WORDS OF WISDOM

The sixth in our popular Words of Wisdom series, The Inventor Says invites readers to a gathering of history's most brilliant creative minds, where inventors past and present jostle, compete, contradict, and compliment each other.
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press | 160 Pages |
$14.95
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RUNAWAY SPECIES: HOW HUMAN CREATIVITY REMAKES THE WORLD

Written by Brandt, Anthony
"The authors look at art and science together to examine how innovations--from Picasso's initially offensive paintings to Steve Jobs's startling iPhone--build on what already exists and rely on three brain operations: bending, breaking and blending. This manifesto . . .
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Catapult | 304 Pages |
$28.00
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ASTRONOMY BOOK: BIG IDEAS SIMPLY EXPLAINED

Written by DK
An essential guide to milestone developments in astronomy, telling the story of our ideas about space, time, and the physics of the cosmos--from ancient times to the present day.
September 5, 2017 | Hardcover | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 352 Pages |
$25.00
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EINSTEIN'S GREATEST MISTAKE: A BIOGRAPHY

Written by Bodanis, David
"What Bodanis does brilliantly is to give us a feel for Einstein as a person. I don't think I've ever read a book that does this as well . . . Whenever there's a chance for storytelling, Bodanis triumphs." --Popular Science "Fascinating." --Forbes
October 17, 2017 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 304 Pages |
$15.99
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BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE AND NATURE WRITING 2017

Written by Folger, Tim
"Undeniably exquisite . . . Reveal[s] not only how science actually happens but also who or what propels its immutable humanity." --Maria Popova "An excellent introduction to the key issues in science today." --P. D. Smith, Guardian "[A] stellar compendium . . . Delightful to read." --Publishers Weekly, starred review
October 3, 2017 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 352 Pages |
$15.99
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MENTAL: LITHIUM, LOVE, AND LOSING MY MIND

Written by Lowe, Jaime
A riveting memoir and a fascinating investigation of the history, uses, and controversies behind lithium, an essential medication for millions of people struggling with bipolar disorder. It began in Los Angeles in 1993, when Jaime Lowe was just sixteen.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Blue Rider Press | 320 Pages |
$28.00
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GLASS UNIVERSE: HOW THE LADIES OF THE HARVARD OBSERVATORY TOOK THE MEASURE OF THE STARS

Written by Sobel, Dava
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Dava Sobel, the "inspiring" (People), little-known true story of women's landmark contributions to astronomy
October 31, 2017 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 336 Pages |
$18.00
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ANTICANCER: A NEW WAY OF LIFE

Written by Servan-Schreiber, David
The revolutionary, New York Times bestselling guide to the powerful lifestyle changes that fight and prevent cancer--an integrative approach based on the latest scientific research "A common-sense blueprint for healthy living." --Chicago Tribune
October 3, 2017 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 288 Pages |
$18.00

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