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  • Here's Looking at Euclid

    by Alex Bellos ...
    “[A] remarkable foray into the realm of numbers. . . . Intellectual entertainment of the first order.” —BooklistMath gets a bad rap—it’s dry! it’s difficult!—but it can also be inspiring and brilliantly creative when you go beyond the surface of the blackboard. Alex Bellos has traveled the globe and plunged into history to uncover fascinating stories of mathematical achievement, from the ... Read more

    $19.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • A Brief History of Time

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending—or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions in space? What will happen when it all ends?Told in language we all ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD

  • Gut Check

    Unleash the Power of Your Microbiome to Reverse Disease and Transform Your Mental, Physical, and Emotional Health

    Series Book 7 - The Plant Paradox
    In this groundbreaking addition to his New York Times bestselling Plant Paradox series, Steven R.Gundry, MD offers a definitive guide to the gut biome and its control over its home—us!—revealing the unimaginably complex and intelligent ecosystem controlling our health and teaching us how to heal our guts to prevent and reverse every type of disease.We may believe that we are the masters of our ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD $1.99 CAD

  • Why the Wheel Is Round

    Muscles, Technology, and How We Make Things Move

    by Steven Vogel ...
    “A brilliant history of technology. . . . full of wonders of nature, human invention, history” and more (Wall Street Journal).There is no part of our bodies that fully rotates—be it a wrist or ankle or arm in a shoulder socket, we are made to twist only so far. And yet there is no more fundamental human invention than the wheel—a rotational mechanism that accomplishes what our physical form cannot ... Read more

    $19.99 CAD $1.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Invention of Nature

    Alexander von Humboldt's New World

    by Andrea Wulf ...
    **NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A biography of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process created modern environmentalism. • From the acclaimed author of Magnificent Rebels."Vivid and exciting.... Wulf’s pulsating account brings this dazzling figure back into a dazzling, much-deserved focus.” —The Boston Globe**Alexander ... Read more

    $14.99 CAD

  • How the World Really Works

    The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We're Going

    by Vaclav Smil ...
    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“A new masterpiece from one of my favorite authors… [How The World Really Works] is a compelling and highly readable book that leaves readers with the fundamental grounding needed to help solve the world’s toughest challenges.”*—*Bill Gates“Provocative but perceptive . . . You can agree or disagree with Smil—accept or doubt his ‘just the facts’ posture—but you ... Read more

    $18.99 CAD

  • Superfoods, Silkworms, and Spandex

    Science and Pseudoscience in Everyday Life

    In this new collection of bite-size pop science essays, bestselling author, chemistry professor, and radio broadcaster Dr. Joe Schwarcz shows that you can find science virtually anywhere you look. And the closer you look, the more fascinating it becomes. In this volume, we look through our magnifying glass at maraschino cherries, frizzy hair, duct tape, pickle juice, yellow school buses, ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sacred Nature

    Restoring our Ancient Bond with the Natural World

    **A NEW YORKER BEST BOOK OF THE YEARA profound exploration of the spiritual power of nature—and an urgent call to reclaim that power in everyday life.**Since the beginning of time, humankind has looked upon nature and seen the divine. In the writings of the great thinkers across religions, the natural world inspires everything from fear to awe to tranquil contemplation; God, or however one defined ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD

  • Better Living Through Birding

    Notes from a Black Man in the Natural World

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Central Park birder Christian Cooper takes us beyond the viral video that shocked a nation and into a world of avian adventures, global excursions, and the unexpected lessons you can learn from a life spent looking up.“Wondrous . . . captivating.”—Ed Yong, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of An Immense WorldA Washington Post and Chicago Public LibraryBest Book of the Year ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • Outlive

    The Science and Art of Longevity

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD • A groundbreaking manifesto on living better and longer that challenges the conventional medical thinking on aging and reveals a new approach to preventing chronic disease and extending long-term health, from a visionary physician and leading longevity expert“One of the most important books you’ll ever read.”—Steven D. Levitt, New York ... Read more

    $18.99 CAD

  • Fire Weather

    The Making of a Beast

    by John Vaillant ...
    **#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE 2024 SHAUGHNESSY COHEN PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING • WINNER OF THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NONFICTION • FINALIST FOR THE HILARY WESTON WRITERS' TRUST PRIZE FOR NONFICTION • FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTION • ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES’ TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR • SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2024 HUBERT EVANS NON-FICTION PRIZE • FINALIST FOR THE 2024 ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD $13.99 CAD

  • This Is Your Captain Speaking

    Stories from the Flight Deck

    by Doug Morris ...
    For everyone from frequent fliers to aviation geeks, travel buffs to nervous travelers, Captain Doug Morris tells you everything you want (and need!) to know about flightCaptain Doug Morris has been writing for his airline’s in-flight magazine for 24 years and has answered a gamut of questions. This Is Your Captain Speaking will draw from his extensive experience and explain everything you ever ... Read more

    $11.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Raising Hell, Living Well

    Freedom from Influence in a World Where Everyone Wants Something from You (including me)

    Part cultural criticism, part rueful confessional, a reformed brand strategist brings to light the impact of influence on us and our society and offers an escape in this ironically persuasive case for not being so easily influenced anymore.“A weirdly practical approach to some ancient questions that have become trickier lately.”—Jaron Lanier, bestselling author of Ten Arguments for Deleting Your ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • The Battle Cry of the Siamese Kitten

    Even More Tales from the Accidental Veterinarian

    From Dr. Schott’s 30 years in veterinary practice come over 60 heartwarming, funny, and adorable stories about angry pelicans, bug-eyed goldfish, and plenty of cats and dogsIn the third book in this bestselling series, we meet the oddest creatures, from an escaped newt to a baby snow leopard, but the focus is on the dogs and cats that make up most of a pet vet’s day and on the wacky and wonderful ... Read more

    $10.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 40 Days & 40 Hikes

    Loving the Bruce Trail One Loop at a Time

    by Nicola Ross ...
    Travel the Bruce Trail in day hikes with Loops & Lattes author Nicola RossBest known for her detailed Loops & Lattes hiking guides, Nicola Ross has inspired tens of thousands of people to lace up their boots and explore Ontario’s trails. In 40 Days & 40 Hikes, this adventurer, author, and environmentalist sets herself a new challenge: to hike the Bruce Trail from Niagara to Tobermory in her own ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning

    by Nigel Biggar ...
    The Sunday Times BestsellerA new assessment of the West’s colonial recordIn the wake of the dissolution of the Soviet empire in 1989, many believed that we had arrived at the ‘End of History’ – that the global dominance of liberal democracy had been secured forever.Now however, with Russia rattling its sabre on the borders of Europe and China rising to challenge the post-1945 world order, the ... Read more

    $13.99 CAD $2.99 CAD

  • Our Moon

    How Earth's Celestial Companion Transformed the Planet, Guided Evolution, and Made Us Who We Are

    by Rebecca Boyle ...
    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “A riveting feat of science writing that recasts that most familiar of celestial objects into something eerily extraordinary, pivotal to our history, and awesome in the original sense of the word.”—Ed Yong, New York Times bestselling author of An Immense WorldA New York Times Book Review Editors’ ChoiceMany of us know that the Moon pulls on our oceans, driving the tides, but ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • Sapiens

    A Brief History of Humankind

    **NATIONAL BESTSELLERNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERDestined to become a modern classic in the vein of Guns, Germs, and Steel, Sapiens is a lively, groundbreaking history of humankind told from a unique perspective.**100,000 years ago, at least six species of human inhabited the earth. Today there is just one.Us.Homo Sapiens.How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • Woman, Watching

    Louise de Kiriline Lawrence and the Songbirds of Pimisi Bay

    From award-winning author Merilyn Simonds, a remarkable biography of an extraordinary woman — a Swedish aristocrat who survived the Russian Revolution to become an internationally renowned naturalist, one of the first to track the mid-century decline of songbirds.2022 Foreword Indies Award Winner for the Editor’s Choice Prize, non fiction“[A] lyrical, passionate, and deeply researched portrait.” — ... Read more

    $15.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Mind Magic

    The Neuroscience of Manifestation and How It Changes Everything

    A deep exploration of the neuroscience behind manifestation, with a six-part plan for realizing your dreamsFor decades the practice of manifestation has been widely dismissed as self-involved, materialistic pseudoscience. But as neuroscientist and recognized compassion leader Dr. James Doty reveals, manifestation introduces us to different possibilities, and it lays the groundwork for a kinder, ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • Unmasking AI

    My Mission to Protect What Is Human in a World of Machines

    **NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “The conscience of the AI revolution” (Fortune) explains how we’ve arrived at an era of AI harms and oppression, and what we can do to avoid its pitfalls.“Dr. Joy Buolamwini has been an essential figure in bringing irresponsible, profit-hungry tech giants to their knees. If you’re going to read only one book about AI, this should be it.”—Darren Walker, president of the Ford ... Read more

    $16.99 CAD

  • Dead Man Deep

    by Lynne McEwan ...
    Series Book 2 - Detective Shona Oliver
    Nothing stays buried foreverLifeboat volunteer DI Shona Oliver receives a Mayday call coming from Kilcatrin Island. Upon the beach is the badly burned body of a man, and a boy lies gravely injured nearby. Strewn around them are scores of Second World War incendiary bombs, presumably washed up by the tide from Beaufort’s Dyke, an offshore arms dump deep in the Irish Sea.The dead man is a local ... Read more

    $5.99 CAD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Winter Grave

    a chilling new mystery set in the Scottish highlands

    by Peter May ...
    A #4 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the twelve-million copy bestselling author of the Lewis trilogy comes a chilling new mystery set in the isolated Scottish Highlands.A TOMB OF ICEA young meteorologist checking a mountain top weather station in Kinlochleven discovers the body of a missing man entombed in ice.A DYING DETECTIVECameron Brodie, a Glasgow detective, sets ou... ... Read more

    $7.99 CAD

  • The Last Stargazers

    The Enduring Story of Astronomy's Vanishing Explorers

    The story of the people who see beyond the stars—an astronomy book for adults still spellbound by the night skyEmbark on a captivating cosmic journey with The Last Stargazers. This enthralling book takes you on an awe-inspiring exploration of the night sky, offering a unique perspective on the vast celestial wonders that have fascinated humanity for millennia.Written by astrophysicist Dr. Emily ... Read more

    $3.99 CAD