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

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

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

How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and Reality

How to Argue With a Racist: History, Science, Race and RealityRace is real because we perceive it Racism is real because we enact it But the appeal to science to strengthen racist ideologies is on the rise and increasingly part of the public discourse on politics, migration, education, sport and intelligence Stereotypes and myths about race are expressed

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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

Lifespan: Why We Age—and Why We Don't Have To

Lifespan: Why We Age—and Why We Don't Have ToIt s a seemingly undeniable truth that aging is inevitable But what if everything we ve been taught to believe about aging is wrong What if we could choose our lifespan In this groundbreaking book, Dr David Sinclair, leading world authority on genetics and longevity, reveals a bold new theory fo

Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind

Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the MindNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER n n If you ve ever wondered how you have the capacity to wonder, some fascinating insights await you in these pages Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals n nAs concise and enlightening as Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a H

Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer Germs

Deadliest Enemy: Our War Against Killer GermsA leading epidemiologist shares his powerful and necessary stories from the front lines of our war on infectious diseases and explains how to prepare for global epidemics Richard Preston, author of The Hot Zone.Unlike natural disasters, whose destruction is concentrated in a limited area over a