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Time Travel

James Gleick - Pantheon Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

From the acclaimed author of The Information and Chaos, here is a mind-bending exploration of time travel: its subversive origins, its evolution in literature and science, and its influence on our understanding of time itself.

The story begins at the turn of the previous...
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Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us about Ourselves

James Nestor - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 266
Format: Hardcover

An Amazon Best Book of 2014 While on assignment in Greece, journalist James Nestor witnessed something that confounded him: a man diving 300 feet below the ocean's surface on a single breath of air and returning four minutes later, unharmed and smiling. This man was a freediver, and his amphibious...
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The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World

Stephen Brusatte - William Morrow
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Sapiens, Your Inner Fish, The Sixth Extinction, and I Contain Multitudes, a sweeping narrative scientific history - the only one of its kind - that tells the epic story of the dinosaurs, examining their origins, their habitats, their extinction, and their living legacy, from...

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The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work

Christine Carter Phd - Ballantine Books
Format: Print book

Learn how to achieve more by doing less! Live in that zone you've glimpsed but can't seem to hold on to - the sweet spot where you have the greatest strength, but also the greatest ease. Not long ago, Christine Carter, a happiness expert at UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science...
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What Makes Olga Run?: The Mystery of the 90-Something Track Star, and What She Can Teach Us About Living Longer, Happier Lives

Bruce Grierson - Random House Canada
Format: Hardcover

FINALIST 2014 – City of Vancouver Book AwardPart science book, part journey into the untapped potential of the human spirit, this is the remarkable story of a 94-year-old track and field champion (not retired).      Olga Kotelko is most certainly a genetic...
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Cosmic Queries: StarTalk's Guide to Who We Are, How We Got Here, and Where We're Going

Neil DeGrasse Tyson - National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

For science geeks, space and physics nerds, and all who want to understand their place in the universe, this enlightening new book from Neil deGrasse Tyson offers a unique take on the mysteries and curiosities of the cosmos, building on rich material from his beloved StarTalk podcast. In these...
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Please Don't Sit on My Bed in Your Outside Clothes: Essays

Phoebe Robinson - Tiny Reparations Books
Format: Hardcover

Written in Phoebe's unforgettable voice and with her unparalleled wit, Robinson's latest collection, laced with spot-on pop culture references, takes on a wide range of topics. From the values she learned from her parents (including, but not limited to, advice on not bringing outside...
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AsapSCIENCE: Answers to the World's Weirdest Questions, Most Persistent Rumors, and Unexplained Phenomena

Mitchell Moffit - Scribner
Format: Paperback

"In their first-ever book, Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown, the [guys] behind the wildly popular YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE, answer your burning questions, explaining the true science of how things work."--Page 4 of cover.
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The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life

David Quammen - Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology can change our understanding of evolution and life's history, with powerful implications for human health and even our own human nature.

In the mid-1970s, scientists began using DNA sequences...
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A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention

Matt Richtel - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

From Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technologys vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic texting-while-driving car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006.In...
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