The Body: A Guide for Occupants

The Body: A Guide for OccupantsIn the bestselling, prize winning A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe n nNow he turns his attention inwards to explore the human body, how it


Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and DreamsA New York Times bestseller The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.Sl


A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs

A Grown-Up Guide to DinosaursListening Length 2 hours and 42 minutes n nMost children go through a dinosaur phase Learning all the tongue twisting names, picking favorites based on ferocity, armor, or sheer size For many kids this love of terrible lizards fizzles out at some point between starting and leaving primary school.



Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World

Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern WorldMichael Pollan, known for his best selling nonfiction audio, including The Omnivores Dilemma and How to Change Your Mind, conceived and wrote Caffeine How Caffeine Created the Modern World as an Audible Original In this controversial and exciting listen, Pollan explores caffeine s power as the mos


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Lab Girl

Lab GirlAcclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she s studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil Her first book is a revelatory treatise on plant life but it is also so much Lab Girl is a book about work, love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come



Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the WorldWith a death toll of between 50 and 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918 1920 was the greatest human disaster, not only of the twentieth century, but possibly in all of recorded history And yet, in our popular conception it exists largely as a footnote to World War I.In Pa



Superior: The Return of Race Science

Superior: The Return of Race ScienceAn astute and timely examination of the re emergence of scientific research into racial differences n nSuperior tells the disturbing story of the persistent thread of belief in biological racial differences in the world of science n nAfter the horrors of the Nazi regime in WWII, the mainstream scientif




The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett JustErnest was not like other scientists He saw the whole, where others saw only parts And he noticed details others failed to see Through stunning illustrations and lyrical prose, this picture book presents the life and accomplishments of Ernest Everett Just, an African American biologist who made i


The Selfish Gene

The Selfish GeneThe Selfish Gene 30th Anniversary Edition with a new Introduction by the Author n nInheriting the mantle of revolutionary biologist from Darwin, Watson, and Crick, Richard Dawkins forced an enormous change in the way we see ourselves and the world with the publication of The Selfish Gene Suppose, in


The Origin of Species

The Origin of SpeciesDarwin s theory of natural selection issued a profound challenge to orthodox thought and belief no being or species has been specifically created all are locked into a pitiless struggle for existence, with extinction looming for those not fitted for the task n nYet The Origin of Species 1859 is


The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for EvolutionCharles Darwin s masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, shook society to its core on publication in 1859 Darwin was only too aware of the storm his theory of evolution would provoke but he would surely have raised an incredulous eyebrow at the controversy still raging a century and a half later Ev