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  1. Book ImageThe Ages of Gaia: A Biography of Our Living Earth

    James Lovelock

    James Lovelock proposes that all living species are components of that organism, as cells are components of the human body.More

  2. Book ImageAir: The Restless Shaper of the World

    William Bryant Logan

    The author of Dirt and Oak brings to life this quickest, most sustaining, most communicative element of the earth.More

  3. Book ImageAir: The Restless Shaper of the World

    William Bryant Logan

    The author of Dirt and Oak brings to life this quickest, most sustaining, most communicative element of the earth.More

  4. Book ImageAlmost Human: A Journey Into the World of Baboons

    Shirley C. Strum, George Schaller

    “An entertaining and readable account of what life is like, not only for baboons, but those who watch them….Fascinating and compelling reading.” —New York TimesMore

  5. Book ImageAlmost Human: Making Robots Think

    Lee Gutkind

    “A crazy suspense story about these kids at Carnegie Mellon and their leader making robots . . . fascinating stuff.” —Jon StewartMore

  6. Book ImageAltered Fates: The Genetic Re-engineering of Human Life

    Peter Gorner, Jeff Lyon

    Seven years in the making, Altered Fates chronicles the saga of gene therapy, a medical revolution unparalleled in human history.More

  7. Book ImageThe AmFAR AIDS Handbook: The Complete Guide to Understanding HIV and AIDS

    Darrell E. Ward, Mathilde Krim

    The most comprehensive and definitive guide to HIV and AIDS, with the latest information on treatment, including protease inhibitors.More

  8. Book ImageAnatomies: A Cultural History of the Human Body

    Hugh Aldersey-Williams

    An eye-opening, spine-tingling, heartwarming tour through the extraordinary history and secrets of the human body.More

  9. Book ImageAnatomy of an Illness: As Perceived by the Patient

    Norman Cousins

    Twentieth Anniversary Edition

    The best-selling, groundbreaking classic by Norman Cousins on combating life-threatening illness through humor and patient participation in care.More

  10. Book ImageAngle of Attack: Harrison Storms and the Race to the Moon

    Mike Gray

    “Few people know the real story behind the building of Apollo, but Mike Gray has managed to capture the drama and excitement of those urgent times. This is a fascinating book full of lessons about what America can achieve with vision and teamwork.” —Buzz AldrinMore

  11. Book ImageThe Animal Connection: A New Perspective on What Makes Us Human

    Pat Shipman

    A bold, illuminating new take on the love of animals that drove human evolution.More

  12. Book ImageThe Anxious Brain: The Neurobiological Basis of Anxiety Disorders and How to Effectively Treat Them

    Steven M. Prinz, Margaret Wehrenberg

    Therapists and their clients benefit from understanding how anxiety is generated in the brain, how it can become panic or unbounded worry, and ultimately how the brain re-establishes the neurochemical balance that is basic to a state of well-being.More

  13. Book ImageAre Universes Thicker Than Blackberries?: Discourses on Godel, Magic Hexagrams, Little Red Riding Hood, and Other Mathematical and Pseudoscientific Topics

    Martin Gardner

    "Something about Gardner's prose—straight-ahead, factual, free of literary pretension—is deliciously addictive."—Michael Dirda, Washington Post Book WorldMore

  14. Book ImageThe Art and Politics of Science

    Harold Varmus

    A Nobel Prize–winning cancer biologist, leader of major scientific institutions, and scientific adviser to President Obama reflects on his remarkable career.More

  15. Book ImageThe Atheist's Guide to Reality: Enjoying Life without Illusions

    Alex Rosenberg

    “A tough test of the intellectual mettle of the armchair atheists and those teetering between faith and committing to life without it.”—Boston GlobeMore

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