Science

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know Malcolm Gladwell

TALKING TO STRANGERS is a well-researched and thoughful examination of how people interact with strangers, and what can be done to improve how we do. Using his usual deft prose and deep dives into specific cases, including the Bernie Madoff ponzi scheme, the trial of Amanda Knox, and the death of Sandra Bland, Gladwell...

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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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...

Genesis: The Deep Origin of Societies E.O. Wilson

GENESIS is another thought-provoking work by the two-time Pulitzer Prize winner as he turns his keen...