Science

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 Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds Michael Lewis

THE UNDOING PROJECT: A FRIENDSHIP THAT CHANGED OUR MINDS is an amazing book about two world-class scientists who discovered much of how our minds work.

 

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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.

 

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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 Social Conquest of Earth E.O. Wilson

THE SOCIAL CONQUEST OF EARTH is actually a new theory of evolution. Were the author not considered the planet's leading naturalist there might be scoffing. However, scientists and readers around the globe give weight to Dr. Wilson's findings because of his rigorous scientific scholarship. This is a monumental...