Science + Psychology

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ART OF INVISIBILITY: THE WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS HACKER TEACHES YOU HOW TO BE SAFE IN THE AGE OF BIG BROTHER AND BIG DATA

Written by Mitnick, Kevin
Be online without leaving a trace. Your every step online is being tracked and stored, and your identity literally stolen. Big companies and big governments want to know and exploit what you do, and privacy is a luxury few can afford or understand.
September 10, 2019 | Paperback | Back Bay Books | 320 Pages |
$16.99
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DANGER WITHIN US: AMERICA'S UNTESTED, UNREGULATED MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY AND ONE MAN'S BATTLE TO SURVIVE IT

Written by Lenzer, Jeanne
"Before you get anything implanted in your body, read this book." - Shannon Brownlee, author of Overtreated Did you know... - Medical interventions have become the third leading cause of death in America. - An estimated 10 percent of Americans are implanted with medical devices -- like pacemakers, artificial hips, cardiac stents, etc.
December 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Little Brown and Company | 336 Pages |
$28.00
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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 ChoiceA National Geographic Best Book of 2017
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Experiment | 416 Pages |
$25.95
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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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