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The Secret Wisdom of Nature: Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance of All Living Things -? Stories from Science and Observation

Peter Wohlleben · Greystone Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The final book in The Mysteries of Nature trilogy by the New York Times bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben.

Nature is full of surprises: deciduous trees affect the rotation of the Earth, cranes sabotage the production of Iberian ham, and coniferous...

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The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks · Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience....
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Life in Code: A Personal History of Technology

ELLEN ULLMAN · MCD
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The never-more-necessary return of one of our most vital and eloquent voices on technology and culture, the author of the seminal Close to the Machine

The last twenty years have brought us the rise of the internet, the development of artificial intelligence, the ubiquity...

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Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot

Mark Vanhoenacker · Chatto & Windus
Format: Paperback

A longhaul airline pilot recaptures the wonder of flight for the modern traveller.      Turn your mind back to when you first flew. When you first left the Earth, and travelled high and fast above its turning arc. When you looked down on a new world, captured simply...
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Extreme Cosmos: A Guided Tour of the Fastest, Brightest, Hottest, Heaviest,Oldest, and Most Amazing Aspects of Our Universe

Bryan Gaensler · Perigee Trade; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

The universe is all about extremes. Space has a temperature 270 C below freezing. Stars die in catastrophic supernova explosions a billion times brighter than the Sun. A black hole can generate 10 million trillion volts of electricity. And hypergiants are stars 2 billion kilometres across,...
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Algebra 2: The Easy Way

Meg Clemens · Barrons Educational Series
Pages: 608
Format: Paperback

This new edition in Barron's Easy Way Series contains everything students need to prepare for an algebra class. Algebra 2: The Easy Way provides key content review and practice exercises to help students learn algebra the easy way.

Topics covered in this detailed review of algebra...
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Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved

Darren Naish · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Dinosaurs are one of the most spectacular groups of animals that have ever existed. Many were fantastic, bizarre creatures that still capture our imagination: the super-predator Tyrannosaurus, the plate-backed Stegosaurus, and the long-necked, long-tailed Diplodocus....
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Skulls: An Exploration of Alan Dudley's Curious Collection

Simon Winchester · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Skulls is a beautiful spellbinding exploration of more than 300 different animal skulls­—amphibians, birds, fish, mammals, and reptiles—written by New York Times bestselling author, Simon Winchester and produced in collaboration with Theodore Gray and Touch Press, the geniuses...
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The Homing Instinct: Meaning and Mystery in Animal Migration

Bernd Heinrich · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

"A noted naturalist explores the centrality of home in the lives of humans and other animals . . . A special treat for readers of natural history." - Kirkus Reviews

Every year, many species make the journey from one place to another, following the same paths...
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The Theoretical Minimum: What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics

Leonard Susskind · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2013 A world-class physicist and a citizen scientist combine forces to teach Physics 101the DIY way The Theoretical Minimum is a book for anyone who has ever regretted not taking physics in collegeor who simply wants to know how to think like a physicist....
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Chemistry DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition

Linda Williams · McGraw-Hill Professional; 2 edition
Format: Paperback

A PROVEN formula for mastering CHEMISTRY Trying to understand chemistry but feel like the information's just not bonding with your brain? Here's your solution. Chemistry Demystified, Second Edition, helps you grasp both fundamental and complex concepts with ease. Written in a step-by-step...
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Earth-Shattering: Violent Supernovas, Galactic Explosions, Biological Mayhem, Nuclear Meltdowns, and Other Hazards to Life in Our Universe

Bob Berman · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A heart-pumping exploration of the biggest explosions in history, from the Big Bang to mysterious activity on Earth and everything in between

The overwhelming majority of celestial space is inactive and will remain forever unruffled. Similarly, more than 90 percent of the universe's...
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