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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 Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

DAVID GEORGE HASKELL · Penguin Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature's most magnificent networkers - trees "Both a love song to trees, an exploration of their biology, and a wonderfully philosophical analysis of their role they play in human history and in modern...
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The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind

Michael S Gazzaniga · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"The father of cognitive neuroscience" illuminates the past, present, and future of the mind-brain problemHow do neurons turn into minds? How does physical "stuff" -- atoms, molecules, chemicals, and cells -- create the vivid and various worlds inside our heads? The problem...
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The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us

LUCY JONES · Doubleday
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

By the world-renowned seismologist, a surprising history of natural disasters, their impact on our culture, and new ways of thinking about the ones to comeEarthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, volcanoes--these all stem from the same forces that give our planet life. It is only when they exceed...
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The Plant Messiah: Adventures in Search of the World's Rarest Species

Carlos Magdalena · Doubleday
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An impassioned memoir of saving extraordinary plants on the brink of extinction, by a scientist who has been called a "codebreaker" (Telegraph) and "an inspiration" (Jane Goodall) Carlos Magdalena is not your average horticulturist. He's a man on a mission to save...
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The Lambs: My Father, a Farm, and the Gift of a Flock of Sheep

Carole Shelbourn George · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"An enchanting book -- please read." -- Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE; Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of PeaceIn this touching memoir about the relationship between father, daughter, and animals, Carole explores life after adopting thirteen pet Karakul lambs....
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Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science's Highest Honor

Brian Keating · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The inside story of a quest to unlock one of cosmology's biggest mysteries, derailed by the lure of the Nobel Prize.What would it have been like to be an eyewitness to the Big Bang? In 2014, astronomers wielding BICEP2, the most powerful cosmology telescope ever made, revealed that they'd...
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The Man Who Caught the Storm: The Life of Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras

Brantley Hargrove · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A tale of obsession and daring. A contest between humankind and nature's fiercest phenomenon. The saga of the greatest storm chaser who ever lived.At the turn of the twenty-first century, the tornado was one of the last true mysteries of the modern world. It was a monster that ravaged...
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Lion Hearted: The Life and Death of Cecil & the Future of Africa's Iconic Cats

ANDREW LOVERIDGE · Regan Arts.
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Until the lion has its own storyteller, tales of the lion hunt will always glorify the hunter." - Zimbabwean proverbIn 2015, an American hunter named Walter Palmer shot and killed a lion named Cecil. The lion was one of dozens slain each year in Zimbabwe, which legally licenses...
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