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The Wright Brothers: Wright Brothers

by David McCullough

The #1 New York Times bestseller from David McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize—the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly—Wilbur and...


A Beautiful Mind

National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography 1998

by Sylvia Nasar

In this powerful and dramatic biography Sylvia Nasar vividly recreates the life of a mathematical genius whose career was cut short by schizophrenia and who, after three decades of devastating mental illness,...


The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor

by Mark Schatzker

A lively argument from an award-winning journalist proving that the key to reversing America’s health crisis lies in the overlooked link between nutrition and flavor: “The Dorito Effect is one of the most...


Ravens in Winter

by Bernd Heinrich

“One of the most interesting discoveries I’ve seen in animal sociobiology in years.” E.O. Wilson

Why do ravens, generally understood to be solitary creatures, share food between each other during winter?...


Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meaning of Life

by Daniel C. Dennett

In a book that is both groundbreaking and accessible, Daniel C. Dennett, whom Chet Raymo of The Boston Globe calls "one of the most provocative thinkers on the planet," focuses his unerringly logical mind on...


A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher

by Joel Achenbach

It was a technological crisis in an alien realm: a blown-out oil well in mile-deep water in the Gulf of Mexico. For the engineers who had to kill the well, this was like Apollo 13, a crisis no one saw coming,...


The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life

by Alex Bellos

From triangles, rotations and power laws, to cones, curves and the dreaded calculus, Alex takes you on a journey of mathematical discovery with his signature wit and limitless enthusiasm. He sifts through over...


Animal Madness: How Anxious Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves

by Laurel Braitman

**“Science Friday” Summer Reading Pick**

**Discover magazine Top 5 Summer Reads**

**People magazine Best Summer Reads**

“A lovely, big-hearted book…brimming with compassion and the tales of the many,...


The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

by Nina Teicholz & Nina Teicholtz

A New York Times bestseller

Named one of The Economist’s Books of the Year 2014

Named one of The Wall Street Journal’s Top Ten Best Nonfiction Books of 2014

Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Books of 2014

Forbes’s...


The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World

by Russell Gold

The “best all-around book yet on fracking” (San Francisco Chronicle) from a Pulitzer Prize finalist: “Gold's work is a tour de force of contemporary journalism” (Booklist).

First invented in 1947, hydraulic...


The Match: Complete Strangers, a Miracle Face Transplant, Two Lives Transformed

by Susan Whitman Helfgot & William Novak

Joseph Helfgot, the son of Holocaust survivors, worked his way from a Lower East Side tenement to create a successful Hollywood research company. But his heart was failing. After months of waiting for a heart...


The Antidote: Inside the World of New Pharma

by Barry Werth

This is the Moneyball of the pharma world, the story of one drug company’s quest to transform the pharmaceutical industry and a deeply revealing look into a world where breakneck capitalism meets life-saving...


One River

by Wade Davis

The story of two generations of scientific explorers in South America—Richard Evans Schultes and his protégé Wade Davis—an epic tale of adventure and a compelling work of natural history.

In 1941, Professor...


The Other Brain: From Dementia to Schizophrenia, How New Discoveries about the Brain Are Revolutionizing Medicine and Science

by R. Douglas Fields

Despite everything that has been written about the brain, a potentially critical part of this vital organ has been overlooked—until now. The Other Brain examines the growing importance of glia, which make...


And the Waters Turned to Blood

by Rodney Barker

In this account, Rodney Barker tells the full and terrifying story of a microorganism popping up along the Eastern seaboard—far closer to home than the Ebola virus and equally frightening. In the coastal waters...


Top Brain, Bottom Brain: Surprising Insights into How You Think

by Stephen Kosslyn & G. Wayne Miller

One of the world’s leading neuroscientists teams up with an accomplished writer to debunk the popular left-brain/right-brain theory and offer an exciting new way of thinking about our minds. The second edition,...


The Electric Meme: A New Theory of How We Think

by Robert Aunger

From biology to culture to the new new economy, the buzzword on everyone's lips is "meme." How do animals learn things? How does human culture evolve? How does viral marketing work? The answer to these disparate...


Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe

by Mario Livio

Drawing on the lives of five great scientists, this “scholarly, insightful, and beautifully written book” (Martin Rees, author of From Here to Infinity) illuminates the path to scientific discovery.

Charles...


Seeing in the Dark: How Amateur Astronomers Are Discovering the Wonder

by Timothy Ferris

In Seeing in the Dark, a poetic love letter to science and to the skies, Timothy Ferris invites us all to become stargazers. He recounts his own experiences as an enthralled lifelong amateur astronomer and reports...


The Annotated and Illustrated Double Helix

by James D. Watson, Alexander Gann & Jan Witkowski

Published to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Nobel Prize for Watson and Crick’s discovery of the structure of DNA, an annotated and illustrated edition of this classic book gives new insights into the...