|The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?||Jared Diamond||
THE WORLD UNTIL YESTERDAY: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM TRADITIONAL SOCIETIES is provocative, enlightening and entertaining. It is Jared Diamond's most personal book, as it details his decades of fieldwork comparing modern life to that of our ancestors of the last six million years.
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|An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power||Al Gore||
AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER - YOUR ACTION HANDBOOK TO LEARN THE SCIENCE, FIND YOUR VOICE, AND HELP SOLVE THE CLIMATE CRISIS is a must-have for those who care about our planet. Although proving without a doubt that there is a crisis, the reader is left with hope and the knowledge of what to do to save the...
|The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge||Matt Ridley||
THE EVOLUTION OF EVERYTHING: HOW NEW IDEAS EMERGE is a brilliant and conclusive argument for evolution. Undeniable scientific facts have never been so readable and obvious.
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|Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal||Mary Roach||
GULP: ADVENTURES ON THE ALIMENTARY CANAL answers taboo questions such as: "Can consumption kill you?" and "How much can you eat before your stomach bursts?" America's funniest science writer proves herself just that in this book.
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|Letters to a Young Scientist||E O Wilson||
LETTERS TO A YOUNG SCIENTIST distills more than sixty years of teaching into twenty letters filled with anecdotes of success and failure that should encourage and entice the next generation to have a love of science and respect for the modest place we humans have in the planet's ecosystem.
|Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life||E O Wilson||
HALF-EARTH: OUR PLANET'S FIGHT FOR EARTH argues that we must move swiftly and dedicate fully half the surface of the earth to nature, or we will face mass extinction of many species - including our own.
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|The Meaning of Human Existence||E O Wilson||
THE MEANING OF HUMAN EXISTENCE examines what makes humans different from all other species. Recognizing that the human and the spider evolved similarly, Dr. Wilson expertly explains the difference in the poet's sonnet and the spider's web.
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|A Window on Eternity: A Biologist's Walk Through Gorongosa National Park||E O Wilson||
A WINDOW ON ETERNITY: A BIOLOGIST'S WALK THROUGH GORONGOSA NATIONAL includes straight-forward insight and gorgeous photography of one of the world's most biologically richest places. While examining the woodlands that gave birth to humanity, Edward O. Wilson allows the reader to visit sacred spots and even "hear"...
|The Origins of Creativity||E.O. Wilson||
THE ORIGINS OF CREATIVITY reflects on the origins of language, storytelling and art to examine the role played by the humanities in defining our species. While humans are uniquely advanced, we pose a grave danger through our abuse of the earth. This easy-to-read book will give us a deeper understanding of the human...
|The Perfectionists||Simon Winchester||
THE PERFECTIONISTS is another amazingly researching and engrossing work by Simon Winchester, whose become a master of the deep...