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Breaking the Age Code: How Your Beliefs About Aging Determine How Long and Well You Live

Becca Levy PhD - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

Yale professor and leading expert on the psychology of successful aging, Dr. Becca Levy, draws on her ground-breaking research to show how age beliefs can be improved so they benefit all aspects of the aging process, including the way genes operate and the extension of life expectancy by 7.5 years.The...
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Outdoor Kids in an Inside World: Getting Your Family Out of the House and Radically Engaged with Nature

Steven Rinella - ?Random House
Format: Hardcover

The indispensable case for parenting tough, curious, and competent kids who feel at home in the outdoors, from the New York Times bestselling author and host of the TV series and podcast MeatEaterIn the era of screens and devices, the average American spends 90 percent of their time indoors,...
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There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness: And Other Thoughts on Physics, Philosophy and the World

Carlo Rovelli - ?Riverhead Books
Format: Hardcover

A delightful intellectual feast from the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and The Order of Time One of the world's most prominent physicists and fearless free spirit, Carlo Rovelli is also a masterful storyteller. His bestselling books have introduced millions of readers...
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How the World Really Works: The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We're Going

Vaclav Smil
Format: Hardcover

"Vaclav Smil is my favorite author."--Bill GatesAn essential analysis of the modern science and technology that makes our twenty-first century lives possible--a scientist's investigation into what science really does, and does not, accomplish.We have never had so much information...
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The Song of Our Scars: The Untold Story of Pain

Haider Warraich - Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

A doctor's personal and unsparing account of how modern medicine's failure to understand pain has made care less effectiveInThe Song of Our Scars,physicianHaider Warraich offers a bold reexamination of the nature of pain, not as a simple physical sensation, but as a cultural experience.Warraich,himselfa...
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The Hawk's Way: Encounters with Fierce Beauty

Sy Montgomery - ?Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

A splendid and luminous celebration of one of nature's most perfect and mysterious creatures - the hawk - from the New York Times bestselling author of the "astoundingly beautiful" (NPR) The Soul of an Octopus. When Sy Montgomery went to spend a day at falconer Nancy Cowan's...
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