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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari · Harper
Pages: 449
Format: Hardcover

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity's future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past century...
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The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative
The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

Florence Williams · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

An intrepid investigation into nature's restorative benefits by a prize-winning author.For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks and trees; Wordsworth composed while tromping over the heath; and Nikola Tesla...
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The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data
The Art of Invisibility: The World's Most Famous Hacker Teaches You How to Be Safe in the Age of Big Brother and Big Data

Kevin Mitnick · Little
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Kevin Mitnick, the world's most famous hacker, teaches you easy cloaking and counter-measures for citizens and consumers in the age of Big Brother and Big Data.Like it or not, your every move is being watched and analyzed. Consumer's identities are being stolen, and a person's every step...
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Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity
Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

Carlo Rovelli · Riverhead Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

From the New York Times-bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, a closer look at the mind-bending nature of the universe. What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life...
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The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test, and the Power of Seeing
The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test, and the Power of Seeing

Damion Searls · Crown Publishing
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The captivating untold story of Hermann Rorschach and his famous inkblot test, which has shaped our view of human personality and become a fixture in popular culture In 1917, working alone in a remote Swiss asylum, psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach devised an experiment to probe the human...
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Venom Doc: The Edgiest, Darkest, Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever
Venom Doc: The Edgiest, Darkest, Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever

Bryan Grieg Fry · W W Norton
Pages: 316
Format: Print book

Steve Irwin meets David Attenborough in this jaw-dropping account of studying the world's most venomous creatures.Venomologist Bryan Grieg Fry has one of the most dangerous jobs on earth: he works with its deadliest creatures. He's been bitten by twenty-six venomous snakes, been...
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Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History
Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

Bill Schutt · Algonquin Books
Pages: 332
Format: Hardcover

"A masterful and compulsively readable book that challenges our preconceived notions about a behavior often sensationalized in our culture and, until just recently, misunderstood in the scientific world." - Ian Tattersall, Curator Emeritus, American Museum of Natural History,...
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The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data
The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data

Michael P. Lynch · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

With far-reaching implications, this urgent treatise promises to revolutionize our understanding of what it means to be human in the digital age. The paradox confronting us today is that even as we know more and process information at a faster rate, we reason, think, and understand less....
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