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Emperors of the Deep: Sharks--The Ocean's Most Mysterious, Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians

William McKeever · HarperOne
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this remarkable groundbreaking book, a documentarian and conservationist, determined to dispel misplaced fear and correct common misconceptions, explores in-depth the secret lives of sharks - magnificent creatures who play an integral part in maintaining the health of the world's oceans...
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Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind

Annaka Harris · Harper
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

As concise and enlightening as Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, this mind-expanding dive into the mystery of consciousness is an illuminating meditation on the self, free will, and felt experience.What is consciousness? How does it arise? And why does...
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Underland: A Deep Time Journey

Robert Macfarlane · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet's past and future.Hailed as "the great nature writer of this generation" (Wall Street Journal) , Robert Macfarlane is the celebrated author of books about the intersections...
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Signs: The Secret Language of the Universe

Laura Lynne Jackson · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A renowned psychic medium teaches us how to recognize and interpret the life-changing messages from loved ones and spirit guides on the Other Side. Laura Lynne Jackson is a psychic medium and the author of the New York Times bestseller The Light Between Us. She possesses an incredible gift:...
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She has her mother's laugh : what heredity is, is not, and may become

Carl Zimmer · Dutton
Format: eBook

Award-winning, celebrated New York Times She Has Her Mother's Laugh But, Zimmer writes, "Each of us carries an amalgam of fragments of DNA, stitched together from some of our many ancestors. Each piece has its own ancestry, traveling a different path back through human history....
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Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World

Joseph Menn · PublicAffairs
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The shocking untold story of the elite secret society of hackers fighting to protect our privacy, our freedom -- even democracy itselfCult of the Dead Cow is the tale of the oldest, most respected, and most famous American hacking group of all time. Though until now it has remained mostly...
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