Science

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  1. Book ImageThe Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris

    Mark Honigsbaum

    A medical historian narrates the last century of scientific struggle against an enduring enemy: deadly contagious disease.More

  2. Book ImageThe Workshop and the World: What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science and Authority

    Robert P. Crease

    A fascinating look at key thinkers throughout history who have shaped public perception of science and the role of authority.More

  3. Book ImageClose Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species

    Sang-Hee Lee, Shin-Young Yoon

    “Deftly weaving together science and personal observation, Lee proves an engaging, authoritative guide… of the human condition.” —Kate Wong, editor at Scientific AmericanMore

  4. Book ImageArmy of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

    Paul Scharre

    "The book I had been waiting for. I can't recommend it highly enough." —Bill GatesMore

  5. Book ImageManual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future

    Kate Brown

    A chilling exposé of the international effort to minimize the health and environmental consequences of nuclear radiation in the wake of Chernobyl.More

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

    Emma Byrne

    “Entertaining and thought-provoking.… Byrne’s enthusiasm for her esoteric subject is contagious, damn it.”—Melissa Dahl, New York Times Book ReviewMore

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

    Jeremy Bailenson

    “If you want to understand the most immersive new communications medium to come along since cinema… I’d suggest starting with Mr. Bailenson’s [book].” —Wall Street JournalMore

  8. Book ImageGood to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery

    Christie Aschwanden

    A New York Times Sports and Fitness Bestseller

    An eye-opening exploration of how the human body can best recover and adapt to sports and fitness training.More

  9. 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

  10. Book ImageEssentials of Geology

    Stephen Marshak

    Sixth Edition

    A hands-on, visual learning experience for physical geologyMore

  11. Book ImageEssentials of Geology

    Stephen Marshak

    Sixth Edition

    A hands-on, visual learning experience for physical geologyMore

  12. Book ImageThe Story of Life: Great Discoveries in Biology

    Sean B. Carroll

    Biology’s great discoveries and the people who make themMore

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

    Rachel Herz

    “In this factual feast, neuroscientist Rachel Herz probes humanity’s fiendishly complex relationship with food.” —NatureMore

  14. Book ImageLaboratory Manual for Introductory Geology

    Allan Ludman, Stephen Marshak

    Fourth Edition

    Dynamic labs emphasize real-world applications in this lab manualMore

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

    Henry Jay Przybylo, MD

    “An engaging and illuminating exploration of the invisible medical specialty that is anesthesia.… Counting Backwards pulls back the veil on the very act of being alive.” —Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, author of What Patients Say, What Doctors HearMore

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