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  1. Book ImageThe Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret

    Seth Shulman

    "A stellar example of historical investigation at its probing best."—Chuck Leddy, Boston GlobeMore

  2. Book ImageiWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon

    Steve Wozniak, Gina Smith

    A New York Times Bestseller: "iWoz traces the life and times of a brilliant, gifted...individual whose contributions to the scientific, business and cultural realms are extensive." —BookpageMore

  3. Book ImageThe Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer

    David Leavitt

    A "skillful and literate" (New York Times Book Review) biography of the persecuted genius who helped create the modern computer.More

  4. Book ImageThe Silicon Eye: Microchip Swashbucklers and the Future of High-Tech Innovation

    George Gilder

    Technology insider George Gilder delivers a "compelling" (Wired) look under the hood at a genius-fueled startup.More

  5. Book ImageClocks and Culture: 1300-1700

    Carlo M. Cipolla

    The history of the clock opens a window on how different cultures have viewed time and on Europe's path to industrialization.More

  6. Book ImageThe Info Mesa: Science, Business, and New Age Alchemy on the Santa Fe Plateau

    Edward Regis

    The explosive rise and shining future of Santa Fe's informatics industry, where scientists are converting abstract theory into real profit.More

  7. Book ImageMultimedia: From Wagner to Virtual Reality

    Ken Jordan, Randall Packer

    Expanded Edition

    "I recommend this book to you with an earnestness that I have seldom felt for any collection of historic texts," writes William Gibson in his foreword.More

  8. Book ImageThe Earth Policy Reader

    Lester R. Brown, Janet Larsen, Bernie Fischlowitz-Roberts, Et Al.

    Award-winning environmental analyst Lester R. Brown and his colleagues chart progress in building the eco-economy, an economy that is compatible with the earth's ecosystem.More

  9. Book ImageThe Evolution Explosion: How Humans Cause Rapid Evolutionary Change

    Stephen R. Palumbi

    "Palumbi has hit of the most important but widely neglected issues of our time."—Edward O. WilsonMore

  10. Book ImageNext: The Future Just Happened

    Michael Lewis

    The New York Times bestseller. "His book is a wake-up call at a time when many believe the net was a flash in the pan."—BusinessWeekMore

  11. Book ImageWheels, Clocks, and Rockets: A History of Technology

    Donald Cardwell

    "A prime example of how to write a history of an immense and technical subject ....a winner."—New ScientistMore

  12. Book ImageThe Pearly Gates of Cyberspace: A History of Space from Dante to the Internet

    Margaret Wertheim

    Cyberspace may seem an unlikely gateway for the soul.More

  13. Book ImageThe Baltimore Case: A Trial of Politics, Science, and Character

    Daniel J. Kevles

    "You read with a rising sense of despair and outrage, and you finish it as if awakening from a nightmare only Kafka could have conceived."--Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, New York TimesMore

  14. Book ImageCrystal Fire: The Invention of the Transistor and the Birth of the Information Age

    Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson

    "Without the invention of the transistor, I'm quite sure that the PC would not exist as we know it today."—Bill GatesMore

  15. Book ImageLife After Television: The Coming Transformation of Media and American Life

    George Gilder

    “In Life After Television, George Gilder imagines a world in which the boob tube has given way to the living room telecomputer. . . . Mr. Gilder’s case is galvanic, at times even intoxicating.” —Jim Holt, Wall Street JournalMore

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