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Who Can You Trust?: How Technology Brought Us Together and Why It Might Drive Us Apart

Rachel Botsman · PublicAffairs
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

If you can't trust those in charge, who can you trust?From government to business, banks to media, trust in institutions is at an all-time low. But this isn't the age of distrust--far from it. In this revolutionary book, world-renowned trust expert Rachel Botsman reveals that we are at the tipping...
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Her Body, Our Laws: On the Front Lines of the Abortion War, from El Salvador to Oklahoma

Michelle Oberman · Beacon Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

With stories from the front lines, a legal scholar journeys through distinct legal climates to understand precisely why and how the war over abortion is being fought.Drawing on her years of research in El Salvador - the only country to ban abortion without exception - legal scholar Michelle...
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Defying Reality: The Inside Story of the Virtual Reality Revolution

David M Ewalt · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating exploration of the history, development, and future of virtual reality, a technology with world-changing potential, written by award-winning journalist and author David Ewalt, stemming from his 2015 Forbes cover story about the Oculus Rift and its creator Palmer Luckey.You've...
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Space Atlas, Second Edition: Mapping the Universe and Beyond

James Trefil · National Geographic
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Space Atlas combines updated maps, lavish photographs, and elegant illustrations to chart the solar system, the universe, and beyond. For space enthusiasts, science lovers, and star gazers, here is the newly revised edition of National Geographic's enduring guide to space, with a new introduction...
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Energy: A Human History

RICHARD RHODES · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author Richard Rhodes reveals the fascinating history behind energy transitions over time - wood to coal to oil to electricity and beyond.People have lived and died, businesses have prospered and failed, and nations have risen to world power...
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Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy

Benjamin Balint · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The story of the international struggle to preserve Kafka's literary legacy.Kafka's Last Trial begins with Kafka's last instruction to his closest friend, Max Brod: to destroy all his remaining papers upon his death. But when the moment arrived in 1924, Brod could not bring...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life

Jane Sherron De Hart · Knopf
Pages: 768
Format: Hardcover

The first full life - private, public, legal, philosophical - of the 107th Supreme Court Justice, one of the most profound and profoundly transformative legal minds of our time; a book fifteen years in work, written with the cooperation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself and based on many interviews...
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Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis

Daniel W Webster · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 282
Format: Paperback

The staggering toll of gun violence -- which claims 31,000 U.S. lives each year -- is an urgent public health issue that demands an effective evidence-based policy response.The Johns Hopkins University convened more than 20 of the world's leading experts on gun violence and policy to summarize...
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Probability Demystified 2/E

Allan G Bluman · McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Pages: 245
Format: Paperback

Stack the odds in your favor for mastering probability Don't leave your knowledge of probability to chance. Instead, turn to Probability Demystified, Second Edition, for learning fundamental concepts and theories step-by-step. This practical guide eases you into the subject of probability...
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Starting & Building a Nonprofit: A Practical Guide

Peri Pakroo · NOLO
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Build a great nonprofit More people than ever are committing themselves to serving their communities and changing the world. Whether you're aiming to protect the environment, support the arts, or help people in need, understanding how to set up a solid nonprofit organization is a great...
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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past

David Reich · Pantheon
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking book about how technological advances in genomics and the extraction of ancient DNA have profoundly changed our understanding of human prehistory while resolving many long-standing controversies.Massive technological innovations now allow scientists to extract and analyze...
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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

MICHIO KAKU · Doubleday
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man's future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies.Formerly the domain of fiction, moving human civilization...
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The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

Christian Davenport · PublicAffairs
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The historic quest to rekindle the human exploration and colonization of space led by two rivals and their vast fortunes, egos, and visions of space as the next entrepreneurial frontier The Space Barons is the story of a group of billionaire entrepreneurs who are pouring their fortunes...
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Steve Jobs

Walter Isaacson · Simon & Schuster
Format: Paperback

The phenomenal bestseller about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs from the author of the acclaimed biographies of Benjamin Franklin and Albert EinsteinBased on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two yearsas well as interviews with more than family members friends adversaries...
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Estate Planning Basics

Denis Clifford Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

This book provides concise, straightforward, and easy to read information about the major components of estate planning €" without going into endless detail about arcane options that apply only to the wealthy. Topics include: choosing beneficiaries estate planning by parents with...
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