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Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family

Robert Kolker · Doubleday
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.

Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. After World War II, Don's work...
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Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures

Merlin Sheldrake · Random House
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A mind-bending journey into the hidden world of fungi that will change your understanding of life on earth "A dazzling, vibrant, vision-changing book . . . I ended it wonderstruck at the fungal world--the secrets of which modern science is only now beginning to fathom." - Robert...
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Galileo: And the Science Deniers

Mario Livio · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A fresh interpretation of the life of Galileo Galilei, one of history's greatest and most fascinating scientists, that sheds new light on his discoveries and how he was challenged by science deniers. "We really need this story now, because we're living through the next chapter...
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Our House Is on Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis

Greta Thunberg · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

"An extraordinary account of how one family rose, with unshakable moral clarity, to the tremendous responsibility of being alive at the moment when our immediate collective decisions will determine the fate of life on Earth. They share their story of courage not because they want our accolades,...
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Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA

Neil Shubin · Pantheon
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The author of the best-selling Your Inner Fish gives us a lively and accessible account of the great transformations in the history of life on Earth--a new view of the evolution of human and animal life that can help to determine whether our presence here is accidental or inevitable.

Over...
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Ingredients: The Strange Chemistry of What We Put in Us and on Us

George Zaidan · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Cheese puffs. Coffee. Sunscreen. Vapes. George Zaidan reveals what will kill you, what won't, and why - explained with high-octane hilarity, hysterical hijinks, and other things that don't begin with the letter H. INGREDIENTS offers the perspective of a chemist on the stuff we eat,...
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