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Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession

Rachel Monroe · Simon & Schuster Audio and Blackstone Audio
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

A provocative and original investigation of our cultural fascination with crime, linking four archetypes - Detective, Victim, Defender, Killer - to four true stories about women driven by obsession.In this illuminating exploration of women, violence, and obsession, Rachel Monroe interrogates...
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The Nature of Life and Death: Every Body Leaves a Trace

Patricia Wiltshire · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A riveting blend of science writing and true-crime narrative that explores the valuable but often shocking interface between crime and nature--and the secrets each can reveal about the other--from a pioneer in forensic ecology and a trailblazing female scientist.From mud tracks on a quiet...
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Superheavy: Making and Breaking the Periodic Table

Chapman, Kit · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An in-depth look at how elements are discovered, why they matter and where they will take us. The science of element discovery is a truly fascinating field, and is constantly rewriting the laws of chemistry and physics as we know them. Superheavy is the first book to take an in-depth look...
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Against the Wind

Tilley, Jim
Format: Paperback

Against the Wind is an elegantly written story of relationships involving six principal characters, strands of whose lives braid together after a chance reunion among three of them. A successful environmental lawyer is forced to take himself to task when he realizes that everything about...
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Apollo's Legacy: Perspectives on the Moon Landings

Roger D. Launius · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

An all-encompassing look at the history and enduring impact of the Apollo space programIn Apollo's Legacy, space historian Roger D. Launius explores the many-faceted stories told about the meaning of the Apollo program and how it forever altered American society. The Apollo missions...
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Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century

Charles King · Doubleday
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

"Elegant and kaleidoscopic . . . This looks to be the perfect moment for King's resolutely humane book." - Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times"Captivating." - NPR.orgFrom an award-winning historian comes a dazzling history of the birth of cultural anthropology and the adventurous...
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Dog Is Love: Why and How Your Dog Loves You

Wynne, Clive D. L. · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Does your dog love you? Every dog lover knows the feeling. The nuzzle of a dog's nose, the warmth of them lying at our feet, even their whining when they want to get up on the bed. It really seems like our dogs love us, too. But for years, scientists have resisted that conclusion, warning...
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End Times: A Brief Guide to the End of the World

Bryan Walsh · Hachette Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Newsweek and Bloomberg popular science and investigative journalist Bryan Walsh explores the history of extinction and offers a cutting-edge examination of existential risk, the dangerous mistakes we have yet to pay for, and concrete steps we can take to protect ourselves and future-proof...
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The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator

Timothy C. Winegard · Dutton
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

**The instant New York Times bestseller***An international bestseller*"Hugely impressive, a major work." - NPRA pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, showing how through millennia, the mosquito...
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State of the Heart: Exploring the History, Science, and Future of Cardiac Disease

Warraich, Haider · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In State of the Heart, Dr. Haider Warraich takes readers inside the ER, inside patients' rooms, and inside the history and science of cardiac disease.State of the Heart traces the entire arc of the heart, from the very first time it was depicted on stone tablets, to a future in which...
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