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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 MachineThe last twenty years have brought us the rise of the internet, the development of artificial intelligence, the ubiquity of once unimaginably...
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The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet

Henry Fountain · Crown
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Erik Larson's Isaac's Storm, a riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in recorded history in North America--the 1964 Alaskan earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and obliterated the coastal village of Chenega--and the scientist sent to look...
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Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist

Richard Dawkins · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The legendary biologist, provocateur, and bestselling author mounts a timely and passionate defense of science and clear thinking with this career-spanning collection of essays, including twenty pieces published in the United States for the first time. For decades, Richard Dawkins has been...
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Patient H69: The Story of My Second Sight

Vanessa Potter · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In 2012, Vanessa Potter, a married advertising film producer with two young children, was stricken by Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD) , a rare illness that resulted in sudden blindness and paralysis. She was hospitalized for two weeks. Over the next five months at home,...
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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

Al Gore · Rodale Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

The follow up to the #1 New York Times bestselling An Inconvenient TruthAn Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power is a daring call to action, exposing the reality of how humankind has aided in the destruction of our planet and groundbreaking information on what you can do now.Vice President...
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The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

BRIAN MERCHANT · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

We know the iPhone as the device that transformed our world, changing everything from how we talk to each other and do business, to how we exercise, travel, shop, and watch TV. But packed within its slim profile is the fascinating, untold story of scientific, technological, and business...
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Why?: What Makes Us Curious

Mario Livio · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio investigates perhaps the most human of all our characteristics - curiosity - as he explores our innate desire to know why.Experiments demonstrate that people are more distracted when they overhear a phone conversation - where they can know only one side...
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Some Useful Wild Plants: A Foraging Guide to Food and Medicine From Nature

Dan Jason · Harbour
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

With over forty years since its original printing, and over 30,000 copies sold, this bestselling guide still remains a trusted and much-consulted reference for those interested in identifying, foraging and growing wild plants for food and medicine. Now Some Useful Wild Plants is back in print...
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Everything All at Once: How to Unleash Your Inner Nerd, Tap into Radical Curiosity and Solve Any Problem

Bill Nye · Rodale Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Bill Nye has been the public face of science for more than 20 years. In Everything All At Once, the New York Times bestselling author issues a call to arms meant to rouse everyone to become the change they want to see in the world. Whether addressing global warming, social change, or personal...
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Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History's Most Iconic Extinct Creatures

Ben Mezrich · Atria Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

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