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Death by Shakespeare: Snakebites, Stabbings and Broken Hearts

Harkup, Kathryn · BLOOMSBURY

An in-depth look at the science behind the creative methods Shakespeare used to kill off his characters. In Death By Shakespeare, Kathryn Harkup, best-selling author of A is for Arsenic and expert on the more gruesome side of science, turns her expertise to Shakespeare and the creative...
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Fire in Paradise: An American Tragedy

Alastair Gee · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The harrowing story of the most destructive American wildfire in a century.On November 8, 2018, the ferocious Camp Fire laid waste to almost the entire town of Paradise, California, a community of 27,000 people. At least 85 died, images of the fire transfixed viewers across the world, and the resulting...
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Biography of Resistance: The Epic Battle Between People and Pathogens

Muhammad H. Zaman · Harper Wave
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning Boston University educator and researcher Muhammad H. Zaman provides a chilling look at the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs, explaining how we got here and what we must do to address this growing global health crisis.

In September 2016, a woman in Nevada became...

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The Women with Silver Wings: The Inspiring True Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II

Katherine Sharp Landdeck · Crown
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The thrilling true story of the daring female aviators who helped the United States win World War II - only to be forgotten by the country they served

When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in December 1941, Cornelia Fort was already in the air. At twenty-two, Fort had escaped...
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What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing--What Birds Are Doing, and Why

David Allen Sibley · Knopf
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The bird book for birders and nonbirders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing--and why

"Can birds smell?" "Is this the same cardinal that was at my feeder last year?" "Do...
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