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  1. Book Image“Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”: Adventures of a Curious Character

    Richard P. Feynman, Bill Gates, Ralph Leighton

    One of the most famous science books of our time, the phenomenal national bestseller that "buzzes with energy, anecdote and life. It almost makes you want to become a physicist" (Science Digest).More

  2. Book ImageExperience on Demand: What Virtual Reality Is, How It Works, and What It Can Do

    Jeremy Bailenson

    An in-depth look at virtual reality and how it can be harnessed to improve our everyday lives.More

  3. Book ImageStorm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

    Helen Czerski

    “[Czerski’s] quest to enhance humanity’s everyday scientific literacy is timely and imperative.”—ScienceMore

  4. Book ImageSwearing Is Good for You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language

    Emma Byrne

    An irreverent and impeccably researched defense of our dirtiest words.More

  5. Book ImageThe Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Body's Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You

    Sylvia Tara

    A biochemist shows how we can finally control our fat—by understanding how it works.More

  6. Book ImageWhy You Eat What You Eat: The Science Behind Our Relationship with Food

    Rachel Herz

    An eye-opening exploration of the psychology of eating in today’s unprecedented North American pantry of abundance, access, and excess.More

  7. Book ImageA Most Improbable Journey: A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves

    Walter Alvarez

    "A thrilling synthesis from a brilliant scientist who discovered one of the most important chapters in our history." —Sean B. CarrollMore

  8. Book ImageRise of the Machines: A Cybernetic History

    Thomas Rid

    "Dazzling.” —Financial TimesMore

  9. Book ImageMicrobiology: The Human Experience

    John W. Foster, Zarrintaj Aliabadi, Joan L. Slonczewski

    A Case-History ApproachMore

  10. Book ImageMicrobiology: The Human Experience

    John W. Foster, Zarrintaj Aliabadi, Joan L. Slonczewski

    A Case-History ApproachMore

  11. Book ImageCounting Backwards: A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia

    Henry Jay Przybylo, MD

    A moving exploration of the most common but most mysterious procedure in medicine.More

  12. Book ImageThe Tide: The Science and Stories Behind the Greatest Force on Earth

    Hugh Aldersey-Williams

    “Superb. . . . A gently studious Bill Bryson crossed with an upbeat and relaxed WG Sebald.”—James McConnachie, Sunday Times (UK)More

  13. Book ImageTechnically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech

    Sara Wachter-Boettcher

    A revealing look at how tech industry bias and blind spots get baked into digital products—and harm us all.More

  14. Book ImageThe Origins of Creativity

    Edward O. Wilson

    An eloquent exploration of creativity, The Origins of Creativity grapples with the question of how this uniquely human expression—so central to our identity as individuals and, collectively, as a species—came about and how it has manifested itself throughout the history of our species.More

  15. Book ImageThis Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

    Ted Genoways

    Is there still a place for the farm in today’s America?More

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