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Emperors of the Deep

by William McKeever

In this remarkable groundbreaking book, a documentarian and conservationist, determined to dispel misplaced fear and correct common misconceptions, explores in-depth the secret lives of sharks—magnificent...


Tubes

by Andrew Blum

An engaging, narrative tour behind the scenes of our everyday lives to see the dark beating heart of the Internet itself.

We are all connected now. But connected to what, exactly? In Tubes, journalist Andrew...


The Weather Machine

by Andrew Blum

From the acclaimed author of Tubes, a lively and surprising tour through the global network that predicts our weather, the people behind it, and what it reveals about our climate and our planet

The weather is...


Setting Health-Care Priorities

by Torbjörn Tännsjö

With much of the world's population facing restricted access to adequate medical care, how to allocate scarce health-care resources is a pressing question for governments, hospitals, and individuals. How do...


Cognition Switch #6

by Carl Zimmer, Alex O'Brien, Hayley Birch & Catherine de Lange et al.

Cognition Switch: An Artefact for the Transmission of New Ideas

Issue #6: June 2019

Featuring Ideas by:

Alex O’Brien, Hayley Birch, Catherine de Lange, Carl Zimmer, Moheb Costandi, Virginia Gewin, Emma Young,...


The Last Unknowns

by John Brockman

PONDER THE UNIVERSE'S GREATEST UNANSWERED QUESTIONS

A little book of big questions, posed by “the world’s finest minds” (The Guardian): in The Last Unknowns, Jared Diamond, Steven Pinker, Elaine Pagels,...


Dipmeter Surveys in Petroleum Exploration

by Dr. Madhusudan Patil

This book ‘Dipmeter Surveys in Petroleum Exploration’ giving all the required backup of the other allied subjects for easy and meaningful interpretations of the Dipmeters data, so that drilling of dry wells...


Textbook of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems

by M. Anji Reddy

Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) deals with mapping technology, and all relevant terminology which are necessary for a beginner to develop his skills in this new and upcoming technology....


Twenty Million Tons Under the Sea

by Daniel V. Gallery

Daniel Gallery, in his brilliant memoir, explains how he led Task Group 21.12 in the battle against the U-Boat threat.

Commanding the USS Guadalcanal he led his crew to sink three of these menacing submarines,...


Toronto Reborn

by Ken Greenberg, David Crombie & Zahra Ebrahim

Toronto Reborn offers an incisive view of Toronto's development over the last fifty years. The author, one of the principal figures involved in this decisive period in the city’s evolution, captures how Toronto...


The Renaissance

by Edith Sichel

The intellectual basis of the Renaissance was its version of humanism, derived from the concept of Roman Humanitas and the rediscovery of classical Greek philosophy, such as that of Protagoras, who said...


Antarctica

by David Day

In this addition to the What Everyone Needs to Know® series, David Day examines the most forbidding and formidably inaccessible continent on Earth. For over a century following its discovery by European explorers...


Why You Like It

by Nolan Gasser

From the chief architect of the Pandora Radio’s Music Genome Project comes a definitive and groundbreaking examination of how your mind, body, and upbringing influence the music you love.

Everyone loves music....


Wayfinding

by M. R. O'Connor

At once far flung and intimate, a fascinating look at how finding our way make us human.

"A marvel of storytelling." —Kirkus (Starred Review)

In this compelling narrative, O'Connor seeks out neuroscientists,...


Connected Strategy

by Nicolaj Siggelkow & Christian Terwiesch

The Internet of Things, robo investment advisers, wearable fitness devices, remote health care operations . . . business executives in many industries are currently being inundated with a confusingly and exhaustingly...


Superlative

by Matthew D. LaPlante

Welcome to the biggest, fastest, deadliest science book you'll ever read.

The world's largest land mammal could help us end cancer. The fastest bird is showing us how to solve a century-old engineering mystery....


The Ultimate Tolstoy Collection

by Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time. He received multiple nominations for Nobel Prize in Literature every year from 1902 to 1906, and nominations for Nobel...


The French and Indian War

by Joseph Altsheler

THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR  includes six novels dealing with the great struggle of France and England and their colonies for control of North America during 1754-1763, culminating with the fall of Quebec. It...


The Emily Dickinson Collection

by Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson was an American poet, born in Amherst, Massachusetts into a prominent family with strong ties to its community. After studying at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her youth, she briefly...


The Joseph Conrad Collection

by Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. Though he did not speak English fluently until his twenties, he was a master prose stylist...