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  1. Book ImageAroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything

    Randi Hutter Epstein

    A guided tour through the strange science of hormones and the age-old quest to control them.More

  2. 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

  3. Book ImageAstronomy: At Play in the Cosmos

    Adam Frank

    A textbook that is not written like a textbook.More

  4. Book ImageAstrophysics for People in a Hurry

    Neil deGrasse Tyson

    Over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and more than a million copies sold.

    The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.More

  5. Book ImageAstrophysics for Young People in a Hurry

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Gregory Mone

    Neil deGrasse Tyson’s #1 New York Times best-selling guide to the cosmos, adapted for young readers.More

  6. 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

  7. Book ImageThe Autobiography of Charles Darwin: 1809-1882

    Charles Darwin, Nora Barlow

    The only complete edition.More

  8. 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

  9. Book ImageThe Battle for Human Nature: Science, Morality and Modern Life

    Barry Schwartz

    “Provocative and richly textured. . . .Schwartz’s analyses of the inadequacies of contemporary scientific views of human nature are compelling, but the consequences are even more worthy of note.” —Los Angeles TimesMore

  10. Book ImageBears in the Backyard: Big Animals, Sprawling Suburbs, and the New Urban Jungle

    Edward R. Ricciuti

    Fang and claw have jumped the white picket fence as encounters with cougars in Chicago, alligators in Florida, and bears virtually everywhere have become increasingly commonplace. Author Edward Ricciuti explores cutting-edge research into why it’s happening, how it impacts all of us, and how to deal with it on both societal and personal levels.More

  11. Book ImageBecoming a Doctor: From Student to Specialist, Doctor-Writers Share Their Experiences

    Lee Gutkind

    “As wise as it is well written. . . . A sustaining work of art.” —Linda Elisabeth Beattie, Courier-JournalMore

  12. Book ImageBeing a Brain-Wise Therapist: A Practical Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology

    Bonnie Badenoch

    This book, part of the acclaimed Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology, brings interpersonal neurobiology into the counseling room, weaving the concepts of neurobiology into the ever-changing flow of therapy.More

  13. Book ImageBetter Than Well: American Medicine Meets the American Dream

    Carl Elliott, Peter D. Kramer

    "Elliott's absorbing account will make readers think again about the ways that science shapes our personal identities."—American ScientistMore

  14. Book ImageBeyond Malthus: Nineteen Dimensions of the Population Challenge

    Lester R. Brown, Gary T. Gardner, Brian Halweil

    On the bicentennial of Malthus's legendary essay on the tendency for population to grow more rapidly than the food supply, the question facing the world is not whether population growth will slow, but how.More

  15. Book ImageBeyond: Our Future in Space

    Chris Impey

    “Expansive and enlightening. . . . Impey packs his prose with wonderful anecdotes and weird factoids.”—New York Times Book ReviewMore

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