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  • The Sixth Extinction

    An Unnatural History

    ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARA major book about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyesOver the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • On Food and Cooking

    The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

    by Harold McGee ...
    A kitchen classic for over 35 years, and hailed by Time magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first appeared in 1984, On Food and Cooking is the bible which food lovers and professional chefs worldwide turn to for an understanding of where our foods come from, what exactly they're made of, and how cooking transforms them into something new and delicious.For its twentieth anniversary, Harold ... Read more

    $33.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Warfare between Science & Religion

    The Idea That Wouldn't Die

    A “very welcome volume” of essays questioning the presumption of irreconcilable conflict between science and religion (British Journal for the History of Science).The “conflict thesis”—the idea that an inevitable, irreconcilable conflict exists between science and religion—has long been part of the popular imagination. The Warfare between Science and Religion assembles a group of distinguished ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Code Breaker

    Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

    A Best Book of 2021 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Time, and The Washington PostThe bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a “compelling” (The Washington Post) account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies.When Jennifer Doudna was in sixth... ... Read more

    $15.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • A Native Plant Propagation Guide And Nursery Model

    For Gardeners, Activists, and Professionals in the Eastern U.S.

    This eBook is designed to empower individuals, businesses, non-profits, and public organizations to grow high quality native plants for their projects in support of biodiversity and restoration. The 13 Chapter eBook is sectioned off into 3 parts; Part 1. A Native Nursery Model, Part 2. Native Plant Propagation, Part 3. Sales, Installation and Native Plant Horticultural Guidance. Due to the amount ... Read more

    $18.50 USD

  • The Bald Eagle: The Improbable Journey of America's Bird

    by Jack E. Davis ...
    **Best Books of the Month: Wall Street Journal, Kirkus ReviewsFrom the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Gulf, a sweeping cultural and natural history of the bald eagle in America.**The bald eagle is regal but fearless, a bird you’re not inclined to argue with. For centuries, Americans have celebrated it as “majestic” and “noble,” yet savaged the living bird behind their national symbol as a ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • How the World Looks to a Bee

    And Other Moments of Science

    by Don Glass ...
    Get a buzz out of science with a collection of fun facts and explanations of the world around us from the author of How Can You Tell if a Spider Is Dead?What can you learn about your world in just a moment? Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue? Or whether dogs can read our facial expressions? Don Glass and experts in their fields answer these questions and many more. Written for readers of ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Salt

    A World History

    **“Kurlansky finds the world in a grain of salt.” - New York Times Book ReviewAn unlikely world history from the bestselling author of Cod and The Basque History of the World**In his fifth work of nonfiction, Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history: salt. The only rock we eat, salt has shaped civilization from the very beginning, and its ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Total Skywatcher's Manual

    Explore the Sky: 298 Tips, Tricks, & Skills

    Star charts, step-by-step projects, photos, and more: “The Total Skywatcher’s Manual is a fun book, but more importantly, it’s a useful book.” —Sky & TelescopeWith fully illustrated star charts, gorgeous astrophotography, and step-by-step project instruction, this is the only guide you need to navigate the night (and day) sky. Learn about the phases of the moon, how to conduct your own deep-sky ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Einstein's Genius Club

    The True Story of a Group of Scientists Who Changed the World

    As World War II wound down and it became increasingly clear that the Allies would emerge victorious, Albert Einstein invited three close friends-all titans of contemporary science and philosophy-to his home at 112 Mercer Street in Princeton, New Jersey, to discuss what they loved best-science and philosophy. His guests were the legendary philosopher and pacifist, Bertrand Russell; the boy wonder ... Read more

    $10.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Ministry for the Future

    A Novel

    ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR**“The best science-fiction nonfiction novel I’ve ever read.” —Jonathan Lethem"If I could get policymakers, and citizens, everywhere to read just one book this year, it would be Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Ministry for the Future." —Ezra Klein (Vox)**The Ministry for the Future is a masterpiece of the imagination, using fictional eyewitness accounts ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • 10% Human

    How Your Body's Microbes Hold the Key to Health and Happiness

    by Alanna Collen ...
    Now in paperback, evolutionary biologist and science writer Alanna Collen’s stunning alarm call concerning the widely-ignored role our gut microbes play in our health and well-being.“Fascinating…. Everything you wanted to know about microbes but were afraid to ask.”— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)You are just 10% human. For every one of the cells that make up the vessel that you call your body, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Nature's Best Hope

    A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard

    “Tallamy lays out all you need to know to participate in one of the great conservation projects of our time. Read it and get started!” —Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth ExtinctionDouglas W. Tallamy’s first book, Bringing Nature Home, awakened thousands of readers to an urgent situation: wildlife populations are in decline because the native plants they depend on are ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • An Immense World

    How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us

    by Ed Yong ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A “thrilling” (The New York Times), “dazzling” (The Wall Street Journal) tour of the radically different ways that animals perceive the world that will fill you with wonder and forever alter your perspective, by Pulitzer Prize–winning science journalist Ed Yong“One of this year’s finest works of narrative nonfiction.”—Oprah DailyONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: <e ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Heartbreak: A Personal and Scientific Journey

    “Keen observer [and] deft writer” (David Quammen) Florence Williams explores the fascinating, cutting-edge science of heartbreak while seeking creative ways to mend her own.When her twenty-five-year marriage suddenly falls apart, journalist Florence Williams expects the loss to hurt. But when she starts feeling physically sick, losing weight and sleep, she sets out in pursuit of rational ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • The Man from the Future: The Visionary Life of John von Neumann

    An electrifying biography of one of the most extraordinary scientists of the twentieth century and the world he made.The smartphones in our pockets and computers like brains. The vagaries of game theory and evolutionary biology. Nuclear weapons and self-replicating spacecrafts. All bear the fingerprints of one remarkable, yet largely overlooked, man: John von Neumann.Born in Budapest at the turn ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Different: Gender Through the Eyes of a Primatologist

    by Frans de Waal ...
    “Every new book by Frans de Waal is a cause for excitement, and this one is no different. A breath of fresh air in the cramped debate about the differences between men and women. Fascinating, nuanced, and very timely.” —Rutger Bregman, author of Humankind: A Hopeful HistoryIn Different, world-renowned primatologist Frans de Waal draws on decades of observation and studies of both human and animal ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Annals of the Former World

    by John McPhee ...
    series Annals of the Former World
    The Pulitzer Prize-winning view of the continent, across the fortieth parallel and down through 4.6 billion yearsTwenty years ago, when John McPhee began his journeys back and forth across the United States, he planned to describe a cross section of North America at about the fortieth parallel and, in the process, come to an understanding not only of the science but of the style of the geologists ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Immune

    A Journey into the Mysterious System That Keeps You Alive

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A gorgeously illustrated deep dive into the immune system that will forever change how you think about your body, from the creator of the popular science YouTube channel Kurzgesagt—In a Nutshell“Through wonderful analogies and a genius for clarifying complex ideas, Immune is a truly brilliant introduction to the human body’s vast system for fighting infections and other ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Desert Notebooks

    A Road Map for the End of Time

    Layering climate science, mythologies, nature writing, and personal experiences, this New York Times Notable Book presents a stunning reckoning with our current moment and with the literal and figurative end of time.Desert Notebooks examines how the unprecedented pace of destruction to our environment and an increasingly unstable geopolitical landscape have led us to the brink of a calamity ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Harmony

    A New Way of Looking at Our World

    For the first time, His Royal Highness Charles, the Prince of Wales, shares his views on how mankind’s most pressing modern challenges are rooted in our disharmony with nature. In the vein of Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth and Van Jones’ Green Collar Economy, Prince Charles presents the compelling case that solutions to our most dire crises—from climate change to poverty—lie in regaining a ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • On Fire

    The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal

    by Naomi Klein ...
    #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author Naomi Klein makes the case for a Green New Deal in this “keenly argued, well-researched, and impassioned” manifesto (The Washington Post).An instant bestseller, On Fire shows Klein at her most prophetic and philosophical, investigating the climate crisis not only as a profound political challenge but also as a spiritual and imaginative one. ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Every Tool's a Hammer

    Life Is What You Make It

    by Adam Savage ...
    **In this New York Times bestselling “imperative how-to for creativity” (Nick Offerman), Adam Savage—**star of Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters—shares his golden rules of creativity, from finding inspiration to following through and successfully making your idea a reality.Every Tool’s a Hammer is a chronicle of my life as a maker. It’s an exploration of making, but it’s also a permission slip of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Only a Theory

    Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul

    A highly regarded scientist’s examination of the battle between evolution and intelligent design, and its implications for how science is practiced in America. ... Read more

    $11.99 USD