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The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks · Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience....
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DK Handbooks: Trees

Allen J. Coombes · DK ADULT
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Trees of all kinds, shapes, and sizes are examined, with detailed specifications. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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The Selfish Gene: 40th Anniversary Edition

Richard Dawkins · Oxford University Press
Pages: 544
Format: Paperback

The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages.

As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution...
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Mirror Earth: The Search for Our Planet's Twin

Michael D. Lemonick · Walker & Company
Format: Hardcover

In the mid-1990s, astronomers made history when they detected three planets orbiting stars in the Milky Way. The planets were nothing like Earth, however: they were giant gas balls like Jupiter or Saturn. More than 500 planets have been found since then, yet none of them could support life....
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The Book of the Moon

Rick Stroud · Walker & Company; 1ST edition
Format: Print book

To celebrate the fortieth anniversary of man’s first steps on the moon, a visually striking cornucopia of everything worth knowing about our closest neighbor in space. Can you remember where you were on July 20, 1969, when, in one of the iconic moments of the twentieth century, Neil...
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A Reenchanted World: The Quest for a New Kinship with Nature

James William Gibson · Metropolitan Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A surprising and enlightening investigation of how modern society is making nature sacred once againFor more than two centuries, Western cultures, as they became ever more industrialized, increasingly regarded the natural world as little more than a collection of useful raw resources....
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The Five-Second Rule and Other Myths About Germs: What Everyone Should Know About Bacteria, Viruses, Mold, and Mildew

Anne E. Maczulak · Running Press
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

The five-second rule, told to children by generations of mothers, says that if you drop a cookie on the floor, you have five seconds to snatch it up before germs swarm over it and render it unsafe to eat. Microbiologist Maczulak uses this bit of home-spun wisdom to introduce readers to the world...
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The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-being

Nena Baker · North Point Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

We are running a collective chemical fever that we cannot break. Everyone everywhere now carries a dizzying array of chemical contaminants, the by-products of modern industry and innovation that contribute to a host of developmental deficits and health problems in ways just now being understood....
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