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Drawing the Line: Science and the Case for Animal Rights

Steven M. Wise · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

One of those rare books that can change the reader's view of our position in the world and within the animal kingdom, Unlocking the Cage is a landmark both in its scientific insight and in its challenge to the law. As Steven Wise continues his exploration of animal cognition along the evolutionary...
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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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Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York

Ted Steinberg · Simon & Schuster; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2015 PROSE Award for US History A “fascinating, encyclopedic history…of greater New York City through an ecological lens” (Publishers Weekly, starred review)—the sweeping story of one of the most man-made spots on earth.Gotham Unbound recounts the four-century...
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New York Wildlife Viewing Guide: Where to Watch Wildlife

Watchable Wildlife · Adventure Publications
Format: Book

New York is a beautiful state with diverse habitats and landscapes. That means plenty of unique wildlife! Use this guide on your next exploration. You'll find detailed descriptions of nearly 100 locations, including the wildlife you might see.
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Unsolaced: Along the Way to All That Is

Gretel Ehrlich
Format: Hardcover

Amid species extinctions and disintegrating ice sheets, this stunning collection of memories, observations, and narratives is acute and lyrical, Whitmanesque in dadth, and as elegant as a Japanese tea house. "Sentience and sunderance," she writes. "How we know what we know,...
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2007 County and City Extra: Annual Metro, City, and County Data Book

Deirdre A. Gaquin · Bernan Press; 15 edition
Format: Hardcover

County and City Extra contains data for every U.S. state, county, metropolitan area, Congressional district, and for cities with populations above 25,000. Subjects covered include population by age and race, housing, education, income and poverty, crime, manufacturing, trade, services,...
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Uprooted: Recovering the Legacy of the Places We've Left Behind

Grace Olmstead · Sentinel
Format: Hardcover

In the tiny farm town of Emmett, Idaho, there are two kinds of people: those who leave and those who stay. Those who leave go in search of greener pastures, better jobs, and college. Those who stay are left to contend with thinning communities, punishing government farm policy, and environmental...
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Is That a Fact?: Frauds, Quacks, and the Real Science of Everyday Life

Joe Schwarcz · ECW Press
Format: Paperback

Eat this and live to 100. Dont, and die. Today, hyperboles dominate the media, which makes parsing science from fiction an arduous task when deciding what to eat, what chemicals to avoid, and whats best for the environment. In Is That a Fact?, bestselling author Dr. Joe Schwarcz carefully...
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