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The Body: A Guide for Occupants Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385539302
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Published: Doubleday - October 15th, 2019

Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody.


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How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525537090
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 3rd, 2019

AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 


Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393357462
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 3rd, 2019

In this far-reaching foray into the millennia-long relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and co-author Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war.


Believe It or Snot: The Definitive Field Guide to Earth's Slimy Creatures (Does It Fart Series #3) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780306846144
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Published: Hachette Books - October 22nd, 2019

From the scientist duo behind the New York Times bestselling sensation Does It Fart? and their excremental follow up True or Poo?, Believe It Or Snot explores the myriad variety of slime in the animal and plant kingdoms.

Your little brother isn't the only nose-picking animal.


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The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Science, and the Global Quest for Fossils Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316382519
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Published: Hachette Books - September 10th, 2019

In this 2018 New York Times Notable Book, Paige Williams "does for fossils what Susan Orlean did for orchids" (Book Riot) in her account of one Florida man's reckless attempt to sell a dinosaur skeleton from Mongolia--a story "steeped in natural history, human nature, commerce, crime, science, and politics" (Rebecca Skloot).


Outgrowing God: A Beginner's Guide Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984853912
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Published: Random House - October 8th, 2019

Should we believe in God? In this brisk introduction to modern atheism, one of the world’s greatest science writers tells us why we shouldn’t.

Richard Dawkins was fifteen when he stopped believing in God. 


The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476776637
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 6th, 2019

In this New York Times bestseller and longlist nominee for the National Book Award, “our greatest living chronicler of the natural world” (The New York Times), David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology affect our understanding of evolution and life’s history.


Archaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250198280
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 9th, 2019

National Geographic Explorer and TED Prize-winner Dr. Sarah Parcak welcomes you to the exciting new world of space archaeology, a growing field that is sparking extraordinary discoveries from ancient civilizations across the globe.


Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735224582
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Published: Penguin Books - June 25th, 2019

“A palaeontological howdunnit…[Spying on Whales] captures the excitement of…seeking answers to deep questions in cetacean science.” —Nature
 


Chasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America into the Space Age Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781524798123
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 4th, 2019

JFK issued the historic moon landing challenge. These are the stories of the visionaries who helped America complete his vision with the first lunar landing fifty years ago.

A Companion Book to the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE® Film on PBS®


Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385542197
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Published: Doubleday - August 6th, 2019

“Elegant and kaleidoscopic . . . This looks to be the perfect moment for King’s resolutely humane book.”
—Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times

“Captivating.”
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Emperors of the Deep: Sharks--The Ocean's Most Mysterious, Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062880321
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Published: HarperOne - June 25th, 2019

Emperors of the Deep is a must-read for anyone in love with our oceans and concerned with averting the looming ecological destruction of our planet. McKeever brings to light the importance of sharks and their role as ancient guardians of the seas.”—John Hocevar, Oceans Campaign Director, Greenpeace USA


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