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Astronomy

Astronomy

At Play in the Cosmos

Adam Frank

Astronomy: At Play in the Cosmos brings popular science writing to a textbook. In every chapter, author Adam Frank—a co-writer of the NPR blog “13.7 Cosmos and Culture”—integrates two interviews with leading scientists, a fascinating second voice that drives the... Read More

Biochemistry

Biochemistry

Roger L. Miesfeld, Megan M. McEvoy

Biochemistry promotes understanding of biochemical concepts through highly readable chapters that consistently integrate stunning graphics with text. Its distinctive table of contents highlights how biochemical processes work, and applications to everyday... Read More

Do Not Say We Have Nothing

Do Not Say We Have Nothing

A Novel

Madeleine Thien

“In a single year, my father left us twice. The first time, to end his marriage, and the second, when he took his own life. I was ten years old.”

Master storyteller Madeleine Thien takes us inside an extended family in China, showing us the lives of two successive... Read More

El Paso

El Paso

A Novel

Winston Groom

Long fascinated with the Mexican Revolution and the vicious border wars of the early twentieth century, best-selling author Winston Groom brings to life a much-forgotten period of history in this episodic saga set in six parts. Pitting the legendary Pancho Villa against... Read More

The Fall Guy

The Fall Guy

A Novel

James Lasdun

It is summer, 2012. Charlie, a wealthy banker with an uneasy conscience, invites his troubled cousin Matthew to visit him and his wife in their idyllic mountaintop house. As the days grow hotter, the friendship between the three begins to reveal its fault lines, and with... Read More

The Food Lab

The Food Lab

Better Home Cooking Through Science

J. Kenji López-Alt

Ever wondered how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust and an interior that's perfectly medium-rare from edge to edge when you cut into it? How to make homemade mac 'n' cheese that is as satisfyingly gooey and velvety-smooth as the blue box stuff, but far tastier? How... Read More

Give Me Liberty!

Give Me Liberty!

An American History

Eric Foner

Give Me Liberty! is the #1 book in the U.S. history survey course because it works in the classroom. A single-author text by a leader in the field, Give Me Liberty! delivers an authoritative, accessible, concise, and integrated American history. Updated... Read More

Grunt

Grunt

The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach

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... Read More

Land of Fish and Rice

Land of Fish and Rice

Recipes from the Culinary Heart of China

Fuchsia Dunlop

The lower Yangtze region, or Jiangnan, with its modern capital Shanghai, has been known since ancient times as a “land of fish and rice.” For centuries, local cooks have harvested the bounty of its lakes, rivers, fields, and mountains to create a cuisine renowned for its... Read More

The Little Seagull Handbook

The Little Seagull Handbook

Richard Bullock, Michal Brody, Francine Weinberg

Most handbooks include chapters on various general writing topics (e.g., the writing process or the elements of an argument), but few cover the specific kinds of writing students are assigned to do. The Little Seagull has chapters on reports, analyses, and all the... Read More

The Norton Anthology of American Literature

The Norton Anthology of American Literature

Robert S. Levine, Michael A. Elliott, Sandra M. Gustafson, Amy Hungerford, Mary Loeffelholz

The most-trusted anthology for complete works, balanced selections, and helpful editorial apparatus, The Norton Anthology of American Literature features a cover-to-cover revision. The Ninth Edition introduces new General Editor Robert Levine and three... Read More

Principles of Economics

Principles of Economics

Lee Coppock, Dirk Mateer

Mateer and Coppock are leaders in teaching Principles, with over 40 years of combined innovative experience and a blockbuster first-edition text. They make economics memorable and relevant through carefully crafted real-world examples, a problem-solving pedagogy that... Read More

The Undoing Project

The Undoing Project

A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

Michael Lewis

Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred, systematically, when forced to... Read More

You May Ask Yourself

You May Ask Yourself

An Introduction to Thinking like a Sociologist

Dalton Conley

You May Ask Yourself gives instructors an alternative to the typical textbook by emphasizing the big ideas of the discipline. Dalton Conley's "non-textbook" strategy explains complex concepts through personal examples and storytelling, integrates coverage of social... Read More

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