Science + Psychology

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IF OUR BODIES COULD TALK: A GUIDE TO OPERATING AND MAINTAINING A HUMAN BODY

Written by Hamblin, James
"If you want to understand the strange workings of the human body, and the future of medicine, you must read this illuminating, engaging book." --Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Gene
December 12, 2017 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 400 Pages |
$16.95
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CASE AGAINST SUGAR

Written by Taubes, Gary
From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have
December 12, 2017 | Paperback | Anchor Books | 384 Pages |
$16.00
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BEYOND EARTH: OUR PATH TO A NEW HOME IN THE PLANETS

Written by Hendrix, Amanda R
We are at the cusp of a golden age in space science, as increasingly more entrepreneurs--Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos--are seduced by the commercial potential of human access to space.
October 17, 2017 | Paperback | Vintage | 336 Pages |
$17.00
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FRIENDLY ORANGE GLOW: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE PLATO SYSTEM AND THE DAWN OF CYBERCULTURE

Written by Dear, Brian
At a time when Steve Jobs was only a teenager and Mark Zuckerberg wasn't even born, a group of visionary engineers and designers--some of them only high school students--in the late 1960s and 1970s created a computer system called PLATO, which was light-years ahead in experimenting with how people would learn, engage, communicate, and play through connected computers.
November 14, 2017 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 640 Pages |
$40.00
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OUR WONDERFUL UNIVERSE: AN EASY INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF THE HEAVENS

Written by Chant, Clarence Augustus
-Reissue of an important work written by the father of Canadian astronomy -Astronomy is popular! The constant stream of incredible pictures from Hubble telescope has inspired people around the world to look up at the night sky -Beautifully packaged - ideal for gift book market Astronomy is one of the oldest branches of science. It has fascinated humanity from the earliest times.
August 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Papadakis Dist A/C | 192 Pages |
$17.99
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WIZARD AND THE PROPHET: TWO REMARKABLE SCIENTISTS AND THEIR DUELING VISIONS TO SHAPE TOMORROW'S WORLD

Written by Mann, Charles C
From the best-selling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493--an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped our ideas about the environment, laying the groundwork for how people in the twenty-first century will choose to live in tomorrow's world. In forty years, Earth's p
January 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 640 Pages |
$28.95

RIVER OF CONSCIOUSNESS

Written by Sacks, Oliver
From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience. Oliver Sacks, a scientist and a storyteller, is beloved by readers for the extraordinary neurolo
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 256 Pages |
$27.00
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FUTURE WAR: PREPARING FOR THE NEW GLOBAL BATTLEFIELD

Written by Latiff, Robert H
An urgent, prescient, and expert look at how future technology will change virtually every aspect of war as we know it and how we can respond to the serious national security challenges ahead. Future war is almost here: battles fought in cyberspace; biologically enhanced soldiers; autonomous systems that can process information and strike violently before a human being can blink.
September 26, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$25.00
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LIFE 3.0: BEING HUMAN IN THE AGE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

Written by Tegmark, Max
"This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf."
August 29, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 384 Pages |
$28.00
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GIRL AT THE BAGGAGE CLAIM: EXPLAINING THE EAST-WEST CULTURE GAP

Written by Jen, Gish
A provocative and important study of the different ideas Easterners and Westerners have about the self and society and what this means for current debates in art, education, geopolitics, and business. Never have East and West come as close as they are today, yet we are still baffled by one another. Is our mantra "To thine own self be true"?
February 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group | 336 Pages |
$26.95

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