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Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Roll Back Global Warming

Paul Hawken · Penguin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The 100 most substantive solutions to reverse global warming, based on meticulous research by leading scientists and policymakers around the worldIn the face of widespread fear and apathy, an international coalition of researchers, professionals, and scientists have come together to offer...
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The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics

Leonard Susskind · Little, Brown
Pages: 470
Format: Hardcover

What happens when something is sucked into a black hole? Does it disappear? Three decades ago, a young physicist named Stephen Hawking claimed it did-and in doing so put at risk everything we know about physics and the fundamental laws of the universe. Most scientists didn't recognize...
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I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

Ed Yong · Ecco
Pages: 357
Format: Print book

New York Times BestsellerNew York Times Notable Book of 2016NPR Great Read of 2016Economist Best Books of 2016Brain Pickings Best Science Books of 2016Smithsonian Best Books about Science of 2016Science Friday Best Science Book of 2016A Mother Jones Notable Read of 2016MPR Best Books of 2016Chicago...
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Solar System: A Visual Exploration of All the Planets, Moons and Other Heavenly Bodies that Orbit Our Sun

Marcus Chown · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.
Format: Hardcover

Based on the latest ebook sensation developed by Theodore Gray and his company Touch Press, this beautiful print book presents a new and fascinating way to experience the wonders of the solar systemFollowing the stunning success of both the print edition and the app of The Elements, Black...
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The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow's World

CHARLES C MANN · Knopf
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493--an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped our ideas about the environment, laying the groundwork for how people in the twenty-first...
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Fisherman's Bible: The World's Most Comprehensive Angling Reference

Jay Cassell · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Paperback

This is the must-have reference book for anglers and fishing fanatics of all ages. In the tradition of the bestselling Shooters Bible, Skyhorse Publishing presents the Fishermans Bible, the most complete reference guide for new fishing equipment and their specifications. Now, anglers will...
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Kindness Cure: How the Science of Compassion Can Heal Your Heart and Your World

Stephen Post (Foreword by) · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 200

It's time for a kindness revolution. In The Kindness Cure, psychologist Tara Cousineau draws on cutting-edge research in psychology and neuroscience to show how simple practices of kindness--for ourselves, for others, and for our world--can dissolve our feelings of fear and indifference,...
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Caesar's Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us

SAM KEAN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating science and history of the air we breatheIt's invisible. It's ever-present. Without it, you would die in minutes. And it has an epic story to tell.In Caesar's Last Breath, New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean takes us on a journey through the periodic table, around...
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The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

Lindsey Fitzharris · Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A Top 10 Science Book of Fall 2017, Publishers WeeklyThe gripping story of how Joseph Lister's antiseptic method changed medicine foreverIn The Butchering Art, the historian Lindsey Fitzharris reveals the shocking world of nineteenth-century surgery and shows how it was transformed by advances...
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Let Them Eat Dirt: Saving Our Children from an Oversanitized World

B Brett Finlay · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Format: Print book

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Science in the Soul: Selected Shorter Writings

RICHARD DAWKINS · Random House
Pages: 438
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The legendary biologist and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published in the United States for the first time. For decades, Richard...
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Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction

Maia Szalavitz · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

More people than ever before see themselves as addicted to, or recovering from, addiction, whether it be alcohol or drugs, prescription meds, sex, gambling, porn, or the internet. But despite the unprecedented attention, our understanding of addiction is trapped in unfounded 20th century...
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The Soul of All Living Creatures: What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human

Vint Virga D.V.M. · Crown; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

As profiled in the New York Times MagazineBased on the authors twenty-five years of experience as a veterinarian and veterinary behaviorist, The Soul of All Living Creatures delves into the inner lives of animals from whales, wolves, and leopards to mice, dogs, and cats and explores...
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Your Guide to the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Michael E Bakich · Springer
Pages: 395
Format: Paperback

In this book Astronomy Magazine editor Michael Bakich presents all the information you'll need to be ready for the total solar eclipse that will cross the United States on August 21, 2017. In this one resource you'll find out where the eclipse will occur, how to observe it safely, what...
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How Science Works: The Facts Visually Explained

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Explore answers to questions on 70 topics in the areas of matter, physics, energy, chemistry, life science, earth science, technology, and the universe. How Science Works uses clear, easy-to-understand graphics to answer common questions and explain difficult concepts--not only the core...
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