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  • Enlightenment Now

    The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

    by Steven Pinker ...
    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill GatesIf you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science. By the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Relics

    A History of the World Told in 133 Objects

    A fact-filled, illustrated exhibit of four billion years of history in 133 objects—from Pangaea to ancient Rome to Dracula’s home to the iPhone.This amazing book tells the story of our planet as you’ve never seen it before. The Mini Museum is a collection of treasures gathered from across space and time and shared by tens of thousands of people in more than 120 countries. Each item in the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Whale

    In Search of the Giants of the Sea

    by Philip Hoare ...
    A travelogue through the history, literature, and lore of the remarkable mammals that we long have been fascinated with, from Moby-Dick to Free Willy.From his childhood fascination with the gigantic Natural History Museum model of a blue whale, to his abiding love of Moby-Dick, to his adult encounters with the living animals in the Atlantic Ocean, the acclaimed writer Philip Hoare has been ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Moonwalking with Einstein

    The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

    by Joshua Foer ...
    **The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memory“Highly entertaining.” —Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker“Funny, curious, erudite, and full of useful details about ancient techniques of training memory.” —The Boston Globe**An instant bestseller that has now become a classic, Moonwalking with Einstein recounts Joshua Foer's yearlong quest ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Altered Traits

    Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body

    Two New York Times–bestselling authors unveil new research showing what meditation can really do for the brain.In the last twenty years, meditation and mindfulness have gone from being kind of cool to becoming an omnipresent Band-Aid for fixing everything from your weight to your relationship to your achievement level. Unveiling here the kind of cutting-edge research that has made them giants in ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Waves in an Impossible Sea

    How Everyday Life Emerges from the Cosmic Ocean

    A theoretical physicist takes us on an awe-inspiring journey from relativity to the Higgs field, showing how the universe creates everything from what seems like nothing at allIn Waves in an Impossible Sea, physicist Matt Strassler tells a startling tale of elementary particles, human experience, and empty space. He begins with a simple mystery of motion. When we drive at highway speeds with the ... Read more

    $19.99 USD


  • The Quantum Illuminati: The Forbidden Answer to Existence

    by Mike Hockney ...
    You have never encountered anyone like the Quantum Illuminati. They possess the forbidden answer to existence. They even explain why you will never understand this forbidden answer.The Tree of Knowledge in the Garden of Eden had a second property that was never revealed: even if you ate of it, you still didn't acquire the forbidden knowledge, because you needed to be God to understand that ... Read more

    $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Restless Clock

    A History of the Centuries-Long Argument over What Makes Living Things Tick

    A “wide-ranging, witty, and astonishingly learned” scientific and cultural history of the concept of the capacity to act in nature (London Review of Books).Today, a scientific explanation is not meant to ascribe agency to natural phenomena: we would not say a rock falls because it seeks the center of the earth. Even for living things, in the natural sciences and often in the social sciences, the ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Math with Bad Drawings

    Illuminating the Ideas That Shape Our Reality

    by Ben Orlin ...
    A hilarious reeducation in mathematics-full of joy, jokes, and stick figures-that sheds light on the countless practical and wonderful ways that math structures and shapes our world.In Math With Bad Drawings, Ben Orlin reveals to us what math actually is; its myriad uses, its strange symbols, and the wild leaps of logic and faith that define the usually impenetrable work of the mathematician.Truth ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Scarcity Brain

    Fix Your Craving Mindset and Rewire Your Habits to Thrive with Enough

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Comfort Crisis asks: Are we hardwired to crave more? From food and stuff to information and influence, why can’t we ever get enough?“Reveals the biological and evolutionary foundations behind your brain’s fixations, so you can stop seeking and start living.”—Melissa Urban, Whole30 CEO and author of The Book of Boundaries“Michael Easter’s genius is that ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Wuhan Cover-Up

    And the Terrifying Bioweapons Arms Race

    Series series Children’s Health Defense
    “RFK Jr. exposes the decades of lies.”—Luc Montagnier, Nobel laureateFrom the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of The Real Anthony Fauci comes an explosive exposé of the cover-up behind the true origins of COVID-19.“Gain-of-function” experiments are often conducted to deliberately develop highly virulent, easily transmissible pathogens for t. ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel

    Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages

    “A mine of information” on the surprising technological advances made in the Middle Ages, from the authors of Life in a Medieval City (Kirkus Reviews).“In their latest medieval study, the Gieses explode the myth that the Middle Ages were unconcerned with the empirical and demonstrate that the Renaissance itself was the outcome of gradual progress made over the previous thousand years . . . They ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Coming Wave

    Technology, Power, and the Twenty-first Century's Greatest Dilemma

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An urgent warning of the unprecedented risks that AI and other fast-developing technologies pose to global order, and how we might contain them while we have the chance—from a co-founder of the pioneering artificial intelligence company DeepMind“A fascinating, well-written, and important book.”—Yuval Noah Harari**“Essential reading.”—Daniel Kahneman“An excellent guide ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Tesla: Wizard at War

    The Genius, the Particle Beam Weapon, and the Pursuit of Power

    by Marc Seifer ...
    In this revelatory new book, the author of the award-winning international bestseller Wizard: The Life & Times of Nikola Tesla delves deeper into the groundbreaking ideas and astonishing mind of one of the greatest geniuses of modern times . . .“In a few years hence, it will be possible for nations to fight without armies, ships or guns, by weapons far more terrible to the destructive action and ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Homo Roboticus: The Inner Human Robot Revealed By Sleepwalking and Hypnosis

    by Rob Armstrong ...
    Before you get to Homo sapiens, you must first deal with Homo roboticus. Inside all of us is the strangest thing, a biological robot. You notice it during sleepwalking and hypnosis, but in fact it’s there all the time. Most people have had the experience of driving from A to B and then realizing they have no memory of actually having done the driving. It just seemed to happen, almost by itself. ... Read more

    $6.99 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 Fabric of Civilization

    How Textiles Made the World

    From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)The story of humanity is the story of textiles—as old as civilization itself. Since the first thread was spun, the need for textiles has driven technology, business, politics, and culture.In The Fabric of Civilization, Virginia Postrel synthesizes ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Manager's Path

    A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

    Managing people is difficult wherever you work. But in the tech industry, where management is also a technical discipline, the learning curve can be brutal—especially when there are few tools, texts, and frameworks to help you. In this practical guide, author Camille Fournier (tech lead turned CTO) takes you through each stage in the journey from engineer to technical manager.From mentoring ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

  • Remote Work Revolution

    Succeeding from Anywhere

    by Tsedal Neeley ...
    LONGLISTED FOR THE FINANCIAL TIMES & MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR“I often talk about the importance of trust when it comes to work: the trust of your employees and building trust with your customers. This book provides a blueprint for how to build and maintain that trust and connection in a digital environment.” —Eric S. Yuan, founder and CEO of ZoomHarvard Business School professor and ... Read more

    $15.49 USD

  • Without the Mob, There Is No Circus

    A "UXB" is an unexploded bomb. What happens when it goes off? All those who know about the Armageddon Conspiracy were aware that detonation was coming. Now it has. In this epic, we describe something of what the AC was all about, and why it had to perish. Nietzsche said, “Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Emperor's New Mind

    Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics

    by Roger Penrose ...
    Series series Oxford Landmark Science
    For many decades, the proponents of `artificial intelligence' have maintained that computers will soon be able to do everything that a human can do. In his bestselling work of popular science, Sir Roger Penrose takes us on a fascinating tour through the basic principles of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy to show that human thinking can never be emulated by a machine. Oxford ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Pussweek

    A Cat's Guide to Feline Empowerment

    by Bexy McFly ...
    Pussweek: A Cat's Guide to Feline Empowerment is full of hilarious spreads, quizzes, and advertisements, as well as top-notch photos of cats in all their cuteness and weirdness. Based on the magazine series Pussweek, written "by cats, for cats," this book is a feline parody of fashion and celebrity gossip rags.In a market saturated with "cat shaming," Pussweek gives cats their claws back. With an ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Ontological Self: The Ontological Mathematics of Consciousness

    Everyone has a different answer for what the Self is. But do they have any idea what it really is? Is the Self actually the fundamental unit of existence? Many people are happy to believe that the universe is made of matter. What would it mean to say that the universe is made of mind? If material atoms are made of subatomic particles, what would immaterial minds be made of? The only thing a mind ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Cure Diabetes Parkinson’s & Chronic Disease: A New, Definitive Cure for Many Chronic Diseases. Medical Fallacies Exposed. Why Modern Medicine Is Wrong, & Your Doctor Is Clueless. How to Save Your Life

    A New, Successful, Unique, Effective, and Definitive approach that recognizes chronic diseases as parasitic infections, and cures them. Exposing medical fallacies and revealing the truth about so-called "incurable" diseases. Why the modern medical model is wrong and your doctor doesn't have a clue. Why modern medicine is insanely expensive, overpriced, and often harmful, actually worse than ... Read more

    $17.99 USD