Science + Psychology

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BRIEF HISTORY OF EVERYONE WHO EVER LIVED: THE HUMAN STORY RETOLD THROUGH OUR GENES

Written by Rutherford, Adam
National Book Critics Circle Award--2017 Nonfiction Finalist "Nothing less than a tour de force--a heady amalgam of science, history, a little bit of anthropology and plenty of nuanced, captivating storytelling."--The New York Times Book Review, Editor's Choice A National Geographic Best Book of 2017
September 4, 2018 | Paperback | Experiment | 416 Pages |
$16.95
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ORIGINS OF CREATIVITY

Written by Wilson, Edward O
In this profound and lyrical book, one of our most celebrated biologists offers a sweeping examination of the relationship between the humanities and the sciences: what they offer to each other, how they can be united, and where they still fall short. Both endeavours, Edward O. Wilson reveals, have their roots in human creativity--the defining trait of our species.
November 27, 2018 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 240 Pages |
$16.95
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END OF THE MEGAFAUNA: THE FATE OF THE WORLD'S HUGEST, FIERCEST, AND STRANGEST ANIMALS

Written by MacPhee, Ross D E
Until a few thousand years ago, creatures that could have been from a sci-fi thriller--including gorilla-sized lemurs, 500-pound birds, and crocodiles that weighed a ton or more--roamed the earth. These great beasts, or "megafauna," lived on every habitable continent and on many islands. With a handful of exceptions, all are now gone.
November 13, 2018 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 256 Pages |
$35.00
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CLICK HERE TO KILL EVERYBODY: SECURITY AND SURVIVAL IN A HYPER-CONNECTED WORLD

Written by Schneier, Bruce
Everything is a computer. Ovens are computers that make things hot; refrigerators are computers that keep things cold. These computers--from home thermostats to chemical plants--are all online. The Internet, once a virtual abstraction, can now sense and touch the physical world.
September 4, 2018 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 288 Pages |
$27.95
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ACCESSORY TO WAR: THE UNSPOKEN ALLIANCE BETWEEN ASTROPHYSICS AND THE MILITARY

Written by Lang, Avis
In this fascinating foray into the centuries-old relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer-researcher Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war.
September 11, 2018 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 576 Pages |
$30.00
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CLIMATE JUSTICE: HOPE, RESILIENCE, AND THE FIGHT FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Written by Robinson, Mary
The antidote for your climate change paralysis. --Sierra MagazineAn urgent call to arms by one of the most important voices in the international fight against climate change, sharing inspiring stories and offering vital lessons for the path forward.
September 4, 2018 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing | 176 Pages |
$26.00
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BUTCHERING ART: JOSEPH LISTER'S QUEST TO TRANSFORM THE GRISLY WORLD OF VICTORIAN MEDICINE

Written by Fitzharris, Lindsey
Winner, 2018 PEN/E.O. Wilson Prize for Literary Science WritingShort-listed for the 2018 Wellcome Book PrizeA Top 10 Science Book of Fall 2017, Publishers WeeklyA Best History Book of 2017, The Guardian "Warning: She spares no detail!" --Erik Larson, bestselling author of Dead Wake
October 2, 2018 | Paperback | Scientific American | 304 Pages |
$16.00
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HOMO DEUS: A BRIEF HISTORY OF TOMORROW

Written by Harari, Yuval Noah
Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout.NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
September 4, 2018 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 464 Pages |
$22.99
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EINSTEIN'S SHADOW: A BLACK HOLE, A BAND OF ASTRONOMERS, AND THE QUEST TO SEE THE UNSEEABLE

Written by Fletcher, Seth
A NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE
October 9, 2018 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 288 Pages |
$26.99
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IN PRAISE OF WASTING TIME

Written by Lightman, Alan
In this timely and essential book that offers a fresh take on the qualms of modern day life, Professor Alan Lightman investigates the creativity born from allowing our minds to freely roam, without attempting to accomplish anything and without any assigned tasks. We are all worried about wasting time.
May 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster/ Ted |
$16.99

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