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  • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (English, Hardback) Neil deGrasse Tyson

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller: The essential universe, from a celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.

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  • The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan
    The Demon-Haunted World (English, Paperback) Carl Sagan

    A prescient warning of a future we now inhabit, where fake news stories and Internet conspiracy theories play to a disaffected American populace...

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  • Failure Is Not an Option by Gene Kranz
    Failure Is Not an Option (English, Paperback) Gene Kranz

    This memoir of a veteran NASA flight director tells riveting stories from the early days of the Mercury program through Apollo 11 (the moon landing) and Apollo 13, for both of which Kranz was flight director....

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  • The Science Delusion by Rupert Sheldrake
    The Science Delusion (English, Paperback) Rupert Sheldrake

    The scientific counter argument to Richard Dawkin's The God Delusion

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  • Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
    Sapiens (English, Paperback) Yuval Noah Harari

    **Over 1 million copies sold** **The Sunday Times #1 bestseller** FIRE gave us power FARMING made us hungry for more MONEY gave us purpose SCIENCE made us deadly This is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history - from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.

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  • The Cosmic Serpent by Jeremy Narby
    The Cosmic Serpent (English, Paperback) Jeremy Narby

    A fascinating and unique anthropological study.

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  • How Bad Are Bananas? by Mike Berners-Lee
    How Bad Are Bananas? (English, Paperback) Mike Berners-Lee

    Packed full of information yet always entertaining. From text messages and plastic bags to wars and volcanoes, How Bad Are Bananas? has the carbon answers we need.

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  • Free Will by Sam Harris
    Free Will (English, Paperback) Sam Harris $9.99 $10.99
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  • Healing Earth by John Todd
    Healing Earth (English, Paperback) John Todd

    SUPERANNO A true pioneer and respected elder in ecological recovery and sustainability shares effective solutions he has designed and implemented: A stand-out from the sea of despairing messages about climate change, well-known sustainability elder John Todd, who has taught, mentored, and inspired such well-known names in the field as Janine Benyus, Bill McKibben, and Paul Hawken, chronicles the...

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  • Emotions Revealed by Paul Ekman
    Emotions Revealed (English, Paperback) Paul Ekman

    'A charming, sound, sane map to the world of emotions, the perfect guide' Daniel Goleman, author of EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE.

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  • The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
    The Power of Habit (English, Paperback) Charles Duhigg

    From Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps to Martin Luther King Jr., from the CEO of Starbucks to the locker rooms of the NFL, Duhigg explores the incredible results of keystone habits, and how they can make all the difference between billions and millions, failure and success - or even life and death.

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  • The Rise of Victimhood Culture by Bradley Campbell
    The Rise of Victimhood Culture (English, Paperback) Bradley Campbell, Jason Manning

    The Rise of Victimhood Culture offers a framework for understanding recent moral conflicts at U.S. universities, which have bled into society at large.

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  • Timefulness by Marcia Bjornerud
    Timefulness (English, Hardback) Marcia Bjornerud

    Explains why an awareness of Earth's temporal rhythms is critical to planetary survival and offers suggestions for how to create a more time-literate society.

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  • Cambridge Philosophy Classics: Proofs and Refutations: The Logic of Mathematical Discovery by Imre Lakatos
    Cambridge Philosophy Classics: Proofs and Refutations: The Logic of Mathematical Discovery (English, Paperback) Imre Lakatos

    Imre Lakatos's influential and enduring work on the nature of mathematic discovery and development continues to be relevant to philosophers of mathematics. Including a specially commissioned preface written by Paolo Mancosu, and presented in a fresh twenty-first-century series livery, it is now available for a new generation of readers.

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  • Loneliness by John T. Cacioppo
    Loneliness (English, Paperback) John T. Cacioppo

    "One of the most important books about the human condition to appear in a decade."-Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness

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  • Future Shock by Alvin Toffler
    Future Shock (English, Paperback) Alvin Toffler

    "The best study of our times that I know. . . . Of all the books that I have read in the last 20 years, it is by far the one that has taught me the most."?Le Figaro...

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  • Foundations of Quantum Mechanics by Travis Norsen
    Foundations of Quantum Mechanics (English, Paperback) Travis Norsen

    Authored by an acclaimed teacher of quantum physics and philosophy, this textbook pays special attention to the aspects that many courses sweep under the carpet. Traditional courses in quantum mechanics teach students how to use the quantum formalism to make calculations. But even the best students - indeed, especially the best students - emerge rather confused about what, exactly, the theory says...

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  • You Are the Placebo by Joe Dispenza
    You Are the Placebo (English, Paperback) Joe Dispenza

    Throughout history, many cultures have experienced the effects of verifiable healings, along with hexes, curses, witchcraft, voodoo and other mysterious phenomena. This title explores the history, the science and the practical applications of the so-called placebo effect.

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  • Chasing the Sun by Linda Geddes
    Chasing the Sun (English, Hardback) Linda Geddes

    Since the dawn of time, humans have worshipped the sun. And with good reason....

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  • Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum by Leonard Susskind
    Quantum Mechanics: The Theoretical Minimum (English, Paperback) Leonard Susskind, Art Friedman

    In The Theoretical Minimum, the author provided a first course in classical mechanics, offering readers everything they need to start doing physics. In this book, he returns with the next challenge that every aspiring physics buff must tackle: quantum mechanics. It combines explanations, helpful dialogues, and basic exercises.

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