Science + Psychology

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INTO THE GRAY ZONE: A NEUROSCIENTIST EXPLORES THE BORDER BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH

Written by Owen, Adrian
In this startling and thought-provoking book, which will remind readers of works by Oliver Sacks and Atul Gawande, a world-renowned neuroscientist reveals his controversial, groundbreaking work with patients whose brains were previously thought vegetative or non-responsive but turn out--in up to 20 percent of cases--to be vibrantly alive, existing in the "Gray Zone." Into the Gray Zone
June 20, 2017 | Hardcover | Scribner Book Company | 320 Pages |
$28.00
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ANCIENT HERBS, MODERN MEDICINE: IMPROVING YOUR HEALTH BY COMBINING CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE AND WESTERN MEDICINE

Written by Deville, Nancy
The best of Eastern and Western medicine in an integrative healing system for the mind, body, and spirit. Now, for the first time, a Western physician and a doctor of Oriental medicine combine the unparalleled technological advances of the West with the unmatched wisdom and healing touch Chinese herbal medicine provides for many diseases and conditions that elude modern medicine.
January 1, 2003 | Paperback | Bantam | 496 Pages |
$16.00
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SECOND OPINION: 8 DEADLY DISEASESAWESTERN MEDICINE, EASTERN MEDICINE, YOU POWER: TOGETHER THEY COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

Written by Gopalan, Radha
Most people would agree that we aren't taught much about 'wellness.' And while there seems to be an increased awareness related to 'fitness, ' more often than not we only think about 'health' or doctors when we're sick. What's left in the middle of those two extremes is a life-long struggle to stay healthy and productive in a world of mixed medical messages. For the first time, Dr.
February 2, 2016 | Paperback | Plata Publishing | 288 Pages |
$18.95
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AMERICAN ECLIPSE: A NATION'S EPIC RACE TO CATCH THE SHADOW OF THE MOON AND WIN THE GLORY OF THE WORLD

Written by Baron, David
On a scorching July afternoon in 1878, at the dawn of the Gilded Age, the moon's shadow descended on the American West, darkening skies from Montana Territory to Texas.
June 6, 2017 | Hardcover | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 352 Pages |
$27.95
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GRUNT: THE CURIOUS SCIENCE OF HUMANS AT WAR

Written by Roach, Mary
Grunt tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries--panic, exhaustion, heat, noise--and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them. Mary Roach dodges hostile fire with the U.S. Marine Corps Paintball Team as part of a study on hearing loss and survivability in combat. She visits the fashion design studio of U.S.
June 6, 2017 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company |
$15.95
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ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY

Written by Tyson, Neil DeGrasse
What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.
May 2, 2017 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company |
$18.95
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CLIMATE OF HOPE: HOW CITIES, BUSINESSES, AND CITIZENS CAN SAVE THE PLANET

Written by Pope, Carl
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
April 18, 2017 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press | 272 Pages |
$26.99
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ENDS OF THE WORLD: VOLCANIC APOCALYPSES, LETHAL OCEANS, AND OUR QUEST TO UNDERSTAND EARTH'S PAST MASS EXTINCTIONS

Written by Brannen, Peter
Our world has ended five times: it has been broiled, frozen, poison-gassed, smothered, and pelted by asteroids. In this book, Brannen dives into deep time, exploring Earth's past dead ends, and in the process, offers us a glimpse of our possible future: many scientists now believe that the climate shifts of the twenty-first century have analogs in these five extinctions.
June 13, 2017 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 336 Pages |
$27.99
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VISUAL INTELLIGENCE: SHARPEN YOUR PERCEPTION, CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Written by Herman, Amy E
"Sharp and original, this book should alter how readers look at the world. " --Kirkus
May 9, 2017 | Paperback | Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books | 316 Pages |
$15.99
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CRACK IN CREATION: GENE EDITING AND THE UNTHINKABLE POWER TO CONTROL EVOLUTION

Written by Sternberg, Samuel H
A trailblazing biologist grapples with her role in the biggest scientific discovery of our era: a cheap, easy way of rewriting genetic code, with nearly limitless promise and peril.
June 13, 2017 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 304 Pages |
$28.00

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