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Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live

Jeff Jarvis · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

A visionary and optimistic thinker examines the tension between privacy and publicness that is transforming how we form communities, create identities, do business, and live our lives.Thanks to the internet, we now live—more and more—in public. More than 750 million people (and...
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When Truth Is All You Have: A Memoir of Faith, Justice, and Freedom for the Wrongly Convicted

Jim McCloskey · Doubleday
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"Jim McCloskey and Centurion are pioneers in the struggle to expose the tragedy of innocent people wrongly convicted and sent to prison in America...No one has illuminated this problem more thoughtfully and persistently." --Bryan Stevenson, author of Just MercyBy the founder of the first...
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The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments

George Johnson · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed New York Times science writer George Johnson, an irresistible book on the ten most fascinating experiments in the history of science - moments when a curious soul posed a particularly eloquent question to nature and received a crisp, unambiguous reply. Johnson takes us to those...
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A Good Dog: The Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life

Jon Katz · Villard; First Edition edition
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

“People who love dogs often talk about a ‘lifetime’ dog. I’d heard the phrase a dozen times before I came to recognize its significance. Lifetime dogs are dogs we love in especially powerful, sometimes inexplicable ways.”–Jon KatzIn this gripping and deeply...
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The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People

John Kelly · Henry Holt and Co.; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A magisterial account of the worst disasters to strike humankind—the Great Irish Potato Famine—conveyed as lyrical narrative history from the acclaimed author of The Great MortalityDeeply researched, compelling in its details, and startling in its conclusions about the appalling...
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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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The Secret Wisdom of Nature: Trees, Animals, and the Extraordinary Balance of All Living Things -? Stories from Science and Observation

Peter Wohlleben · Greystone Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The final book in The Mysteries of Nature trilogy by the New York Times bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben.

Nature is full of surprises: deciduous trees affect the rotation of the Earth, cranes sabotage the production of Iberian ham, and coniferous...

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The Strange Order of Things: The Making of the Cultural Mind

ANTONIO DAMASIO · PANTHEON
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From one of our preeminent neuroscientists: a landmark reflection on the origins of life, feelings, mind, and culture that spans chemistry, biology, psychology, anthropology, and sociology, offering a new way of understanding who we are and how we behave.We descend biologically, psychologically,...
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Dark Winter: How the Sun Is Causing a 30-Year Cold Spell

John Casey · Humanix Books
Pages: 190
Format: Hardcover

Climate change has been a perplexing problem for years. In Dark Winter, scientist John L. Casey, a former White House national space policy advisor, NASA headquarters consultant, and space shuttle engineer tells the truth about ominous changes taking place in the climate and the Sun. In Dark...
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