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  1. Book ImageData and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

    Bruce Schneier

    You are under surveillance right now.More

  2. Book ImageEye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing

    Laura J. Snyder

    The remarkable story of how an artist and a scientist in seventeenth-century Holland transformed the way we see the world.More

  1. Book ImageNeuro-Philosophy and the Healthy Mind: Learning from the Unwell Brain

    Georg Northoff

    Applying insights from neuroscience to philosophical questions about the self, consciousness, and the healthy mind.More

  2. Book ImageEssential Psychopathology & Its Treatment

    Mark D. Kilgus, Jerrold S. Maxmen, Nicholas G. Ward

    Fourth Edition

    A comprehensive revision to the textbook on modern psychiatric diagnosis and treatment, keyed to the DSM-5 and ICD-10.More

  3. Book ImageThe Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design

    Richard Dawkins

    Richard Dawkins’s classic remains the definitive argument for our modern understanding of evolution.More

  4. Book ImageThe Glass Cage: How Our Computers Are Changing Us

    Nicholas Carr

    At once a celebration of technology and a warning about its misuse, The Glass Cage will change the way you think about the tools you use every day.More

  5. Book ImageSonic Wind: The Story of John Paul Stapp and How a Renegade Doctor Became the Fastest Man on Earth

    Craig Ryan

    The untold story of an eccentric, scientific visionary whose death-defying research has saved millions of lives.More

  6. Book ImageInside the Machine: Art and Invention in the Electronic Age

    Megan Prelinger

    A visual history of the electronic age captures the collision of technology and art—and our collective visions of the future.More

  7. Book ImageApplied Minds: How Engineers Think

    Guru Madhavan

    A journey inside the minds that build our world.More

  8. Book ImageThe Vital Question: Energy, Evolution, and the Origins of Complex Life

    Nick Lane

    To explain the mystery of how life evolved on Earth, Nick Lane explores the deep link between energy and genes.More

  9. Book ImageThe Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis

    Arthur Allen

    “Thought-provoking. . . . [Allen] writes without sanctimony and never simplifies the people in his book or the moral issues his story inevitably raises.”—Wall Street JournalMore

  10. Book ImageBiology Now

    Anne Houtman, Megan Scudellari, Cindy Malone, Et Al.

    A balance of science and story, with a focus on the people doing biology now.More

  11. Book ImageThe End of Plenty: The Race to Feed a Crowded World

    Joel K. Bourne, Jr

    An award-winning environmental journalist introduces a new generation of farmers and scientists on the frontlines of the next green revolution.More

  12. Book ImageDomesticated: Evolution in a Man-Made World

    Richard C. Francis

    Without our domesticated plants and animals, human civilization as we know it would not exist.More

  13. Book ImageMove: Putting America’s Infrastructure Back in the Lead

    Rosabeth Moss Kanter

    "America has been waiting for a call to think big and act big as we envision our transportation future. Kanter's important book is it." —Deval Patrick, governor of Massachusetts, 2007—2015More

  14. Book ImageThe Story of Western Science: From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory

    Susan Wise Bauer

    A riveting road map to the development of modern scientific thought.More

  15. Book ImageBeyond: Our Future in Space

    Chris Impey

    Beyond dares to imagine a fantastic future for humans in space—and then reminds us that we’re already there.More

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