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.
AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
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.
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.$17.99ISBN: 9780316382519Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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).$27.00ISBN: 9781984853912Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: 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.$18.00ISBN: 9781476776637Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$30.00ISBN: 9781250198280Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$17.00ISBN: 9780735224582Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Penguin Books - June 25th, 2019
“A palaeontological howdunnit…[Spying on Whales] captures the excitement of…seeking answers to deep questions in cetacean science.” —Nature
$32.00ISBN: 9781524798123Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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®$30.00ISBN: 9780385542197Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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
—NPR.org$25.99ISBN: 9780062880321Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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