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The Women of the Nobel

by Massimo di Terlizzi

Forty-four women. Forty-four stories of incredible lives, each different from the other, but linked by the same leitmotif of excellence, perseverance and passion. This book aims at being a homage to all the...

Science and Pseudoscience - A Conversation with Michael Gordin

by Howard Burton

This book is based on an in-depth filmed conversation between Howard Burton and Michael Gordin, Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History at Princeton University. This thought-provoking, extensive...

Charles Darwin Autobiography

by Charles Darwin

A German Editor having written to me for an account of the development of my mind and character with some sketch of my autobiography, I have thought that the attempt would amuse me, and might possibly interest...

Mystics of the Renaissance

by Rudolf Steiner

During the Renaissance science was never separated from mysticism and alchemy. Some of the finest minds such as Leonardo da Vinci and Isaac Newton were all heavily involved in what they would of called the mystic...

A Longing for Wide and Unknown Things

by Maren Meinhardt

Alexander von Humboldt was the most admired scientist of his day. But the achievements for which he was most celebrated in his lifetime always fell short of perfection. When he climbed the Chimborazo, then believed...

A Sixth Sense

by Michael Oristaglio & Alexander Dorozynski

In March 1940, with Europe at war, French army lieutenant Henri-Georges Doll came to the U.S. embassy in Paris to give a deposition. Doll was an artillery commander, a graduate of France's grandes écoles of...

The Cryotron Files

by Iain Dey & Douglas Buck

Dr. Dudley Allen Buck was a brilliant young scientist on the cusp of fame and fortune when he died suddenly on May 21, 1959, at the age of 32. He was the star professor at MIT and had done stints with the NSA...

The Bridge

by Peter J. Tomasi & Sara DuVall

More than 130 years after its completion, the Brooklyn Bridge remains one of the most extraordinary landmarks and symbols of Brooklyn and New York City?and the story behind this architectural marvel is just...

The Imitation Game

by Jim Ottaviani & Leland Purvis

A New York Times Bestseller

Selected as a 2017 ALA/YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens: Nonfiction

Award winning authors Jim Ottaviani and Leland Purvis present a historically accurate graphic novel biography...

The Life of Thomas Telford, Civil Engineer / With an Introductory History of Roads and Travelling in Great Britain

by Samuel Smiles

With an Introductory History of Roads and Travelling in Great Britain


The present is a revised and in some respects enlarged edition of the 'Life of Telford,' originally published in the 'Lives of the...

James Nasmyth, Engineer: An Autobiography

by James Nasmyth

James Hall Nasmyth (sometimes spelled Naesmyth, Nasmith, or Nesmyth) (19 August 1808 – 7 May 1890) was a Scottish engineer, philosopher, artist and inventor famous for his development of the steam hammer....

Galileo Galilei

by Robert Stawell Ball

The life and the story of one of the great astronomers !

Among the ranks of the great astronomers it would be difficult to find one whose life presents more interesting features and remarkable vicissitudes than...

The Autobiography of Charles Darwin

by Charles Darwin

My father's autobiographical recollections, given in the present chapter, were written for his children,—and written without any thought that they would ever be published. To many this may seem an impossibility;...

Elon Musk: Moving the World One Technology at a Time

by Jr MacGregor

Put aside what you read on the web about Elon Musk. There is a significant amount more to him than just his genius and his accomplishments.

This book lays out the life that he had before arriving in the United...

Strange Angel

by George Pendle

Now a CBS All Access series: “A riveting tale of rocketry, the occult, and boom-and-bust 1920s and 1930s Los Angeles” (Booklist).

The Los Angeles Times headline screamed: ROCKET SCIENTIST KILLED IN PASADENA...

Marie Curie

by 50Minutes

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life and career of Marie Curie in next to no time with this concise guide. provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and work of Marie...

John Stuart Mill

by Alexander Bain

pThis book deals with the life and character of John Stuart Mill, British philosopher, political economist and civil servant one of the most influential thinkers in the history of liberalism. “I propose to...

Elon Musk: The Unauthorized Autobiography

by J.T. Owens X

Want to know what makes Elon Musk one of the most unique and inspiring entrepreneurs in history?

We are at the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Elon Musk sets the pace for challenging the status quo....

Always Another Dawn

by Albert Scott Crossfield

Always Another Dawn: The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot is the detailed account of NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) and Albert Scott Crossfield's work in the post-war years and beyond pioneering...

Steve Jobs: The Unauthorized Autobiography

by J.T. Owens X

Get a unique insight into the mind of visionary and creative genius Steve Jobs, the iconic entrepreneur and founder of Apple.

One of the most significant innovators and inventors in history, responsible for ringing...