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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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Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself--While the Rest of Us Die

Garrett M Graff · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 529
Format: Hardcover

The eye-opening true story of the government's secret plans to survive and rebuild after a catastrophic attack on US soil - a narrative that span from the dawn of the nuclear age to today. Every day in Washington, DC, the blue-and-gold 1st Helicopter Squadron, code-named "MUSSEL,"...
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The Soul of the First Amendment

Floyd Abrams · Yale University Press
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A lively and controversial overview by the nation's most celebrated First Amendment lawyer of the unique protections for freedom of speech in America The right of Americans to voice their beliefs without government approval or oversight is protected under what may well be the most honored...
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Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction

Mary Ellen Hannibal · The Experiment
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Citizen science might just be our last, best chance to fight extinction. But is there really hope for threatened species? Mary Ellen Hannibal needed to find out. Hannibal, an award-winning writer and emerging emissary from scientists to the public, sets out to become a citizen scientist...
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The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives

Jesse Eisinger · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jesse Eisinger, a blistering account of corporate greed and impunity, and the reckless, often anemic response from the Department of Justice.Why were no bankers put in prison after the financial crisis of 2008? Why do CEOs seem to commit wrongdoing...
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The Man Who Designed the Future: Norman Bel Geddes and the Invention of Twentieth-Century America

BAlexandra Szerlip · Melville House
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Before there was Steve Jobs, there was Norman Bel Geddes. A ninth-grade dropout who found himself at the center of the worlds of industry, advertising, theater, and even gaming, Bel Geddes designed everything from the first all-weather stadium, to Manhattan's most exclusive nightclub,...
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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon

Jeffrey Kluger · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

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A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution

Jennifer A Doudna · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A trailblazing biologist grapples with her role in the biggest scientific discovery of our era: a cheap, easy way of rewriting genetic code, with nearly limitless promise and peril. Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so alarmed its inventors that they warned the world about its use....
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