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As Long as Grass Grows: The Indigenous Fight for Environmental Justice, from Colonization to Standing Rock

Dina Gilio-Whitaker · Beacon Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The story of Native peoples' resistance to environmental injustice and land incursions, and a call for environmentalists to learn from the Indigenous community's rich history of activismThrough the unique lens of "Indigenized environmental justice," Indigenous researcher...
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Einstein's Unfinished Revolution: The Search for What Lies Beyond the Quantum

Lee Smolin · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A daring new vision of quantum theory from one of the leading minds of contemporary physicsQuantum physics is the golden child of modern science. It is the basis of our understanding of atoms, radiation, and so much else, from elementary particles and basic forces to the behavior of materials....
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The Book of the Moon: A Guide to Our Closest Neighbor

Maggie Aderin-Pocock · Abrams Image
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Have you ever wondered if there are seasons on the moon or if space tourism will ever become commonplace? So has Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock. In fact, she earned her nickname "Lunatic" because of her deep fascination for all things lunar. In her lucidly written, comprehensive guide...
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Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Bill McKibben · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out.Bill McKibben's groundbreaking book The End of Nature -- issued in dozens of languages and long regarded...
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The Mission of a Lifetime: Lessons from the Men Who Went to the Moon

Basil Hero · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Former award-winning investigative reporter Basil Hero chronicles the lives and lessons of the twelve remaining Apollo astronauts. Only twenty-four human beings have travelled to the Moon. Theirs were the most daring voyages in mankind's history and their view of Earth from the moon...
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Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe

Steven Strogatz · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From preeminent math personality and author of The Joy of x, a brilliant and endlessly appealing explanation of calculus - how it works and why it makes our lives immeasurably better. Without calculus, we wouldn't have cell phones, TV, GPS, or ultrasound. We wouldn't have unraveled...
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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

Cal Newport · Portfolio
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The key to living well in a high tech world is to spend much less time using technology.Georgetown computer scientist Cal Newport's Deep Work sparked a movement around the idea that unbroken concentration produces far more value than the electronic busyness that defines the modern work...
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Blueprint: The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society

Nicholas A. Christakis · Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

A cutting-edge exploration of the ancient roots of goodness in civilization, arguing that our genes have shaped societies for our welfare and that, in a feedback loop stretching back many thousands of years, societies have shaped, and are still shaping, our genes today. For too long, scientists...
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The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age

Dr. Steven R Gundry M.D. · Harper Wave
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Plant Paradox comes a groundbreaking plan for living a long, healthy, happy life.From the moment we are born, our cells begin to age. But aging does not have to mean decline. World-renowned surgeon Dr. Steven Gundry has been treating...
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Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

Jennifer L. Eberhardt PhD · Viking
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"A fascinating new book... [Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt is] a genius."--Trevor Noah, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah"This book should be required reading for everyone."--Robin DiAngelo, author of White FragilityAs featured on CBS This Morning, NPR's All Things Considered,...
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