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  1. Book ImageThe Meaning of Human Existence

    Edward O. Wilson

    How did humanity originate and why does a species like ours exist on this planet? Do we have a special place, even a destiny in the universe? Where are we going, and perhaps, the most difficult question of all, "Why?"More

  2. Book ImageThe Glass Cage: Automation and Us

    Nicholas Carr

    At once a celebration of technology and a warning about its misuse, The Glass Cage will change the way you think about the tools you use every day.More

  3. Book ImageSmoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

    Caitlin Doughty

    A young mortician goes behind the scenes, unafraid of the gruesome (and fascinating) details of her curious profession.More

  4. Book ImageThe Human Age: The World Shaped By Us

    Diane Ackerman

    As Diane Ackerman writes in her brilliant new book, The Human Age, "our relationship with nature has changed…radically, irreversibly, but by no means all for the bad. Our new epoch is laced with invention. Our mistakes are legion, but our talent is immeasurable."More

  5. Book ImageClub Soccer 101: The Essential Guide to the Stars, Stats, and Stories of 101 of the Greatest Teams in the World

    Luke Dempsey

    Everything any fan needs to know.More

  6. Book ImageHold the Dark: A Novel

    William Giraldi

    A terrifying literary thriller set on the Alaskan tundra, about the mystery of evil and mankind's losing battle with nature.More

  7. Book ImageOrfeo: A Novel

    Richard Powers

    A New York Times Bestseller—The National Book Award–winning author of The Echo Maker delivers a novel at once “magnificent and moving” (David L. Ulin, Los Angeles Times).More

  8. Book Image1,339 Quite Interesting Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop

    James Harkin, John Mitchinson, John Lloyd

    From the creators of the hugely popular BBC quiz show QI, a brilliant sequel to their New York Times–best-selling 1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off.More

  9. Book ImageAn Italian Wife

    Ann Hood

    From the best-selling author of The Obituary Writer, the stirring multigenerational story of an Italian-American family.More

  10. Book ImageBuilding a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone)

    Elizabeth Green

    We’ve all had great teachers who opened new worlds, maybe even changed our lives. What made them so great?More

  11. Book ImageThe Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis

    Arthur Allen

    From a laboratory in wartime Poland comes a fascinating story of anti-Nazi resistance and scientific ingenuity.More

  12. Book ImageFlight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival

    Laurence Gonzales

    Twenty-five years after the catastrophe, a dramatic and extraordinarily rare 360-degree view of the crash of a fully loaded jumbo jet.More