Science + Psychology

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DISORDERED MIND: WHAT UNUSUAL BRAINS TELL US ABOUT OURSELVES

Written by Kandel, Eric R
A Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist's probing investigation of what brain disorders can tell us about human nature
August 28, 2018 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 304 Pages |
$30.00
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UNDERBUG: AN OBSESSIVE TALE OF TERMITES AND TECHNOLOGY

Written by Margonelli, Lisa
The award-winning journalist Lisa Margonelli, national bestselling author of Oil on the Brain: Petroleum's Long, Strange Trip to Your Tank, investigates the environmental and economic impact termites inflict on human societies in this fascinating examination of one of nature's most misunderstood insects.
August 21, 2018 | Hardcover | Scientific American | 320 Pages |
$27.00
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WHEN EINSTEIN WALKED WITH GODEL: EXCURSIONS TO THE EDGE OF THOUGHT

Written by Holt, Jim
From Jim Holt, the New York Times bestselling author of Why Does the World Exist?, comes an entertaining and accessible guide to the most profound scientific and mathematical ideas of recent centuries in When Einstein Walked with Gödel Excursions to the Edge of Thought.
May 15, 2018 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 384 Pages |
$28.00
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FACTFULNESS: TEN REASONS WE'RE WRONG ABOUT THE WORLD--AND WHY THINGS ARE BETTER THAN YOU THINK

Written by Rosling, Ola
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
April 3, 2018 | Hardcover | Flatiron Books | 352 Pages |
$27.99
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SILENT SPRING (ANNIVERSARY)

Written by Carson, Rachel
Rachel Carson's Silent Spring was first published in three serialized excerpts in the New Yorker in June of 1962. The book appeared in September of that year and the outcry that followed its publication forced the banning of DDT and spurred revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water.
October 22, 2002 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 400 Pages |
$15.99
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HIDDEN LIFE OF LIFE: A WALK THROUGH THE REACHES OF TIME

Written by Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall
An iconoclast and best-selling author of both nonfiction and fiction, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing, thinking, and writing about the cultures of animals such as lions, wolves, dogs, deer, and humans.
March 3, 2018 | Hardcover | Penn State University Press | 216 Pages |
$22.95
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FINDING EINSTEIN'S BRAIN

Written by Lepore, Frederick E
Albert Einstein remains the quintessential icon of modern genius. Like Newton and many others, his seminal work in physics includes the General Theory of Relativity, the Absolute Nature of Light, and perhaps the most famous equation of all time: E=mc2.
June 25, 2018 | Hardcover | Rutgers University Press | 256 Pages |
$27.95
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ANCIENT SKIES: CONSTELLATION MYTHOLOGY OF THE GREEKS

Written by Marshall, David Weston
The stars and constellations are among the few remaining objects that appear to us just as they appeared to our distant ancestors. From anywhere on Earth, a person may view the celestial panorama simply by stepping outside at night and gazing upward.
August 7, 2018 | Hardcover | Countryman Press | 272 Pages |
$24.95
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GOLDEN RATIO: THE DIVINE BEAUTY OF MATHEMATICS

Written by Meisner, Gary B
The Golden Ratio examines the presence of this divine number in art and architecture throughout history, as well as its ubiquity among plants, animals, and even the cosmos.
October 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Race Point Publishing | 224 Pages |
$30.00
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ROCKET BILLIONAIRES: ELON MUSK, JEFF BEZOS, AND THE NEW SPACE RACE

Written by Fernholz, Tim
The inside story of the new race to conquer space, as Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos spend billions of their own money to explore the final frontier For the larger-than-life personalities now staking their fortunes on the development of rocket ships, the new race to explore space could be a dead end, a lucrative opportunity -- or the key to humanity's salvation.
March 20, 2018 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 304 Pages |
$28.00

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