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The Space Business

$18.54

The Space Business takes a comprehensive look at all aspects of the space industry, from hotels in orbit to mining the moon. Written by aerospace engineer Andrew May, this book provides an insiders’ perspective on the business of space exploration and exploitation. It includes detailed case studies of real-world projects, as well as interviews with [...]

$17.47

This book is a guide to science in the age of misinformation. It helps readers learn how to spot fake news and bogus scientific claims, and teaches them the real science behind hacky headlines, crappy clickbait, and suspect sources. For who is this book for ? This book is for anyone who wants to learn [...]

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The Undoing Project

$27.99

The Undoing Project is a book by Michael Lewis about the friendship between Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. The two men met as graduate students at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and they soon began working together on some of the most important questions in psychology. Their collaboration was productive and lasting, but it was also [...]

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The Well-Gardened Mind

$22.67

“The Well-Gardened Mind” is a book about the restorative power of nature. Author Sue Stuart-Smith explores how spending time in nature can improve mental health, physical health, and overall well-being. The book features case studies and research from around the world that support the theory that being outside in natural environments has powerful benefits for [...]

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The Wright Brothers

$24.95

The Wright Brothers is a science and engineering book written by David McCullough. It tells the story of Wilbur and Orville Wright, two brothers from Dayton, Ohio who changed the course of history with their invention of the airplane. This inspiring biography is full of fascinating details about the Wrights’ childhoods, their development of flying [...]

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Thinking in Systems

$19.95

Thinking in Systems is a primer on systems thinking, written by Donella Meadows. The book covers the basics of system dynamics and shows how to apply it to various real-world situations. Meadows also provides several case studies that illustrate how different types of systems can be managed effectively. For who is this book for ? [...]

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This Is Your Mind on Plants

$28.00

In This is Your Mind on Plants, Michael Pollan argues that the key to understanding human consciousness may lie in our relationship with plants. He provides an enlightening exploration of how the ways we use and consume plants have shaped our cognitive abilities and affective states. For who is this book for ? This Is [...]

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Unsettled

$15.40

In “Unsettled”, Steven Koonin provides an in-depth examination of the current state of climate science, explores what we know and don’t know about climate change, and offers a new way forward. He argues that while human activities have nudged Earth’s average temperature up by around 1 degree Celsius over the past century–largely through emissions of [...]

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Waking Up

$20.99

In “Waking Up,” Sam Harris argues that there is a way to spirituality without religion. He takes the reader on a journey through neuroscience, philosophy, and first-person experience to show how this can be done. Along the way, he discusses various ways in which spiritual experiences can be had and offers advice for those who [...]

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Walden

$24.95

“Walden, or Life in the Woods” is an autobiographical work by American author Henry David Thoreau. First published in 1854, it details Thoreau’s experiences living at Walden Pond near Concord, Massachusetts over the course of two years, two months, and two days. The book contrasts the simple life of nature with modern society and its [...]

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Wanting

$18.89

In Wanting, Luke Burgis explores the power of mimetic desire in everyday life. He argues that our desires are not always our own, but are instead driven by what we see other people want. This can lead to harmful consequences such as envy and greed, but it can also be a force for good, driving [...]

$31.50

Where the Deer and the Antelope Play is a book by Nick Offerman which chronicles his observations of nature while spending time in Wyoming. The book offers readers insights into the beauty and complexity of the natural world, as well as Offerman’s reflections on his own interactions with it. For who is this book for [...]

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Why Fish Don’t Exist

$17.00

In “Why Fish Don’t Exist”, neuroscientist Lulu Miller tells the story of her search for the origins of life. After losing her father to cancer, Miller turns to science in an effort to make sense of the world around her. She soon discovers that many long-held beliefs about life and its origins are nothing more [...]

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Why We Sleep

$22.67

Are you getting enough sleep? You should be, according to Matthew Walker, author of the new book “Why We Sleep.” Walker is a professor of neuroscience and psychology at UC Berkeley and one of the world’s foremost experts on sleep. In “Why We Sleep,” he argues that insufficient slumber is not only making us fat [...]

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