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American Hookup

American Hookup

The New Culture of Sex on Campus

Lisa Wade

The hookup is now part of college life. Yet the drunken encounter we always hear about tells only a fraction of the story. Rising above misinformation and moralizing, Lisa Wade offers the definitive account of this new sexual culture and demonstrates that the truth is... Read More

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

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

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

Principles of Economics

Principles of Economics

Lee Coppock, Dirk Mateer

Mateer and Coppock, leading researchers in Economics teaching who have consistently taught Principles over a combined forty-plus years, brought their innovative teaching experiences to this blockbuster text. They put economics into context by making it relatable through... Read More

SPQR

SPQR

A History of Ancient Rome

Mary Beard

In SPQR, an instant classic, Mary Beard narrates the history of Rome "with passion and without technical jargon" and demonstrates how "a slightly shabby Iron Age village" rose to become the "undisputed hegemon of the Mediterranean" (Wall Street... 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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