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Product Description: NATIONAL BEST SELLERA stunning, personal memoir from the astronaut and modern-day hero who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station—a message of hope for the future that will inspire for generations to come...read more

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9781524731595 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 7, 2017, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: NATIONAL BEST SELLERA stunning, personal memoir from the astronaut and modern-day hero who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station—a message of hope for the future that will inspire for generations to come.

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Product Description: "If Hidden Figures has you itching to learn more about the women who worked in the space program, pick up Nathalia Holt's lively, immensely readable history, Rise of the Rocket Girls." --Entertainment WeeklyThe riveting true story of the women who launched America into space...read more

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9781410491374 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, August 10, 2016), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space.
9780316338929 | Little Brown & Co, April 5, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: "If Hidden Figures has you itching to learn more about the women who worked in the space program, pick up Nathalia Holt's lively, immensely readable history, Rise of the Rocket Girls.

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9780316338905 | Back Bay Books, January 17, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: "If Hidden Figures has you itching to learn more about the women who worked in the space program, pick up Nathalia Holt's lively, immensely readable history, Rise of the Rocket Girls.

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Product Description: This smart, “riveting” (Los Angeles Times) history of the Internet free culture movement and its larger effects on society—and the life and shocking suicide of Aaron Swartz, a founding developer of Reddit and Creative Commons—written by Slate correspondent Justin Peters “captures Swartz flawlessly” (The New York Times Book Review)...read more

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9781476767727 | Scribner, January 12, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A smart, lively history of the Internet free culture movement and its larger effects on society—and the life and shocking suicide of Aaron Swartz, a founding developer of Reddit and Creative Commons—from Slate correspondent Justin Peters.

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9781476767741 | Reprint edition (Scribner, January 3, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: This smart, “riveting” (Los Angeles Times) history of the Internet free culture movement and its larger effects on society—and the life and shocking suicide of Aaron Swartz, a founding developer of Reddit and Creative Commons—written by Slate correspondent Justin Peters “captures Swartz flawlessly” (The New York Times Book Review).

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Product Description: Alan Turing was an extraordinary man who crammed into a life of only 42 years the careers of mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist, and biologist. He is widely regarded as a war hero grossly mistreated by hiscountry, and it has become hard to disentangle the real man from the story...read more

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9781841656434 | History Pr Ltd, December 1, 2015, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Following hot on the heels of The Imitation Game, this is the first modern biography of Alan Turing by a member of the family—Alan’s nephew, Sir Dermot Turing Alan Turing was an extraordinary man who crammed into a life of only 42 years the careers of mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist, and biologist.

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9781841656601 | Reprint edition (History Pr Ltd, December 1, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Alan Turing was an extraordinary man who crammed into a life of only 42 years the careers of mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist, and biologist.
9780534246686, titled "Psychology: Themes and Variations/Study Guide" | 3 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, June 1, 1995), cover price $29.95 | also contains Psychology: Themes and Variations/Study Guide | About this edition: In this revision of his best-selling text, Wayne Weiten presents a text that is both challenging to think about and easy to learn from, both visually stunning and conceptually integrated, and both scientifically sound and fun to read.

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Product Description: Worlds collide in this true story of weather control in the Cold War era and the making of Kurt VonnegutIn the mid-1950s, Kurt Vonnegut takes a job in the PR department at General Electric in Schenectady, where his older brother, Bernard, is a leading scientist in its research lab--or "House of Magic...read more

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9780374117016 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 17, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Worlds collide in this true story of weather control in the Cold War era and the making of Kurt VonnegutIn the mid-1950s, Kurt Vonnegut takes a job in the PR department at General Electric in Schenectady, where his older brother, Bernard, is a leading scientist in its research lab--or "House of Magic.

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9780374536534 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 22, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Worlds collide in this true story of weather control in the Cold War era and the making of Kurt VonnegutIn the mid-1950s, Kurt Vonnegut takes a job in the PR department at General Electric in Schenectady, where his older brother, Bernard, is a leading scientist in its research lab--or "House of Magic.

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Product Description: The father of modern-day electricity and considered by some to be the ultimate “mad scientist,” Nikola Tesla filed nearly 300 patents in his lifetime. Many of these patents resulted in functioning inventions; others were little more than wide-eyed dreams―or still await possible development...read more
By Jane Alcorn (foreword by)

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9781939994486 | For Beginners, November 8, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The father of modern-day electricity and considered by some to be the ultimate “mad scientist,” Nikola Tesla filed nearly 300 patents in his lifetime.

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Product Description: [*Read by the author - John Allen Paulos]Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky ''meta-memoir'' raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask but arguably should: What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment? Which favorite presuppositions are unfounded, which statistically biased? By conjoining two opposing mindsets -- the suspension of disbelief required in storytelling and the skepticism inherent in the scientific method -- bestselling mathematician John Allen Paulos has created an unusual hybrid, a composite of personal memories and mathematical approaches to reevaluating them...read more

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9781469004211 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2016), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: [*Read by the author - John Allen Paulos]Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky ''meta-memoir'' raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask but arguably should: What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment?

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Product Description: By developing the scale that bears his name, Charles Richter not only invented the concept of magnitude as a measure of earthquake size, he turned himself into nothing less than a household word. He remains the only seismologist whose name anyone outside of narrow scientific circles would likely recognize...read more

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9780691173283 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 2016), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: By developing the scale that bears his name, Charles Richter not only invented the concept of magnitude as a measure of earthquake size, he turned himself into nothing less than a household word.

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Product Description: [*Read by the author - John Allen Paulos]Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky ''meta-memoir'' raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask but arguably should: What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment? Which favorite presuppositions are unfounded, which statistically biased? By conjoining two opposing mindsets -- the suspension of disbelief required in storytelling and the skepticism inherent in the scientific method -- bestselling mathematician John Allen Paulos has created an unusual hybrid, a composite of personal memories and mathematical approaches to reevaluating them...read more

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9781633881181 | Prometheus Books, November 10, 2015, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky "meta-memoir" raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask, but arguably should: What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment?

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9781469004228 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: [*Read by the author - John Allen Paulos]Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky ''meta-memoir'' raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask but arguably should: What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment?

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Product Description: Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky "meta-memoir" raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask but arguably should: What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment? Which favorite presuppositions are unfounded, which statistically biased? By conjoining two opposing mindsets--the suspension of disbelief required in storytelling and the skepticism inherent in the scientific method--bestselling mathematician John Allen Paulos has created an unusual hybrid, a composite of personal memories and mathematical approaches to reevaluating them...read more

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9781469004204 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2016), cover price $76.99 | About this edition: Employing intuitive ideas from mathematics, this quirky "meta-memoir" raises questions about our lives that most of us don't think to ask but arguably should: What part of memory is reliable fact, what part creative embellishment?

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Product Description: Warren S. McCulloch (1898--1969) adopted many identities in his scientific life -- among them philosopher, poet, neurologist, neurophysiologist, neuropsychiatrist, collaborator, theorist, cybernetician, mentor, engineer. He was, writes Tara Abraham in this account of McCulloch's life and work, "an intellectual showman," and performed this part throughout his career...read more

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9780262035095 | Mit Pr, October 28, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Warren S.

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Product Description: In many ways, Marie Curie represents modern science. Her considerable lifetime achievements—the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize, the only woman to be awarded the Prize in two fields, and the only person to be awarded Nobel Prizes in multiple sciences—are studied by schoolchildren across the world...read more

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9780226235844 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 17, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In many ways, Marie Curie represents modern science.

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9780226422503 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 7, 2016), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: In many ways, Marie Curie represents modern science.

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Product Description: Telecommunication has undergone unprecedented change in recent times. Two hundred years ago, Sir Francis Ronalds foresaw its development and imagined a world of "electrical conversations". His subsequent creations, the most important of which include an early version of the telegraph, have had significant impact on modern living...read more

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9781783269174 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, October 17, 2016, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: Telecommunication has undergone unprecedented change in recent times.

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Product Description: Cody Wilson, a self-described crypto-anarchist and rogue thinker, combines the controversial yet thrilling story of the production of the first ever 3D printable gun with a startling philosophical manifesto that gets to the heart of the twenty-first century debate over the freedom of information and ideas...read more

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9781476778266, titled "Come and Take It: The Gun Printer’s Guide to Thinking Free" | Gallery Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Cody Wilson, a self-described crypto-anarchist and rogue thinker, combines the controversial yet thrilling story of the production of the first ever 3D printable gun with a startling philosophical manifesto that gets to the heart of the twenty-first century debate over the freedom of information and ideas.

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Product Description: From the bestselling author of E=mc2, a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that reveals the genius and hubris of the titan of modern physics.Widely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity and helped to lead us into the atomic age...read more

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9781522637691 | Unabridged edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, October 11, 2016), cover price $49.97 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of E=mc2, a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that reveals the genius and hubris of the titan of modern physics.

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Product Description: From the best-selling author of E=mc2, a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that reveals the genius and hubris of the titan of modern physicsWidely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity and helped lead us into the atomic age...read more

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9780544808560 | Houghton Mifflin, October 11, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From the best-selling author of E=mc2, a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that reveals the genius and hubris of the titan of modern physicsWidely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity and helped lead us into the atomic age.

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Product Description: From the bestselling author of E=mc2, a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that reveals the genius and hubris of the titan of modern physics.Widely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity and helped to lead us into the atomic age...read more

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9781522635208 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, October 11, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of E=mc2, a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that reveals the genius and hubris of the titan of modern physics.
9781522637684 | Unabridged edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, October 11, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: From the bestselling author of E=mc2, a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that reveals the genius and hubris of the titan of modern physics.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2017 JPBM Communications Award for Expository and Popular Books.“A delightful meta-biography--playful indeed--of a brilliant iconoclast.” --James Gleick, author of The InformationJohn Horton Conway is a singular mathematician with a lovely loopy brain...read more

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9781620405932 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, July 14, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2017 JPBM Communications Award for Expository and Popular Books.

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9781620405956 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, October 11, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2017 JPBM Communications Award for Expository and Popular Books.

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Product Description: Seventy years after his death, Nikola Tesla has become a rock star. Lightning Strikes examines his complete life and legacy, including Tesla’s profound influence on everything from systems integration to drone warfare. Engineers, entrepreneurs, and academics will find it invaluable not only for the never-before-published interviews and archives, but also for the creative principles that visionaries like Larry Page and Elon Musk have used to build iconic brands and groundbreaking inventions...read more

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9781454917687 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, October 4, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Seventy years after his death, Nikola Tesla has become a rock star.

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Product Description: When Anne Innis saw her first giraffe at the age of three, she was smitten. She knew she had to learn more about this marvelous animal. Twenty years later, now a trained zoologist, she set off alone to Africa to study the behaviour of giraffe in the wild...read more

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9780773547995 | McGill Queens Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: When Anne Innis saw her first giraffe at the age of three, she was smitten.

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Product Description: Undoubtedly the most famous scientist on the planet and the very face of physics over the last half-century, Stephen Hawking is remarkable for many reasons, not least because he has continued to strive to achieve so much while being hamstrung by debilitating illness...read more

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9781782435600 | Michael O''Mara Books, October 1, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Undoubtedly the most famous scientist on the planet and the very face of physics over the last half-century, Stephen Hawking is remarkable for many reasons, not least because he has continued to strive to achieve so much while being hamstrung by debilitating illness.

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Product Description: The genetic code is the Rosetta Stone by which we interpret the 3.3 billion letters of human DNA, the alphabet of life, and the discovery of the code has had an immeasurable impact on science and society. In 1968, Marshall Nirenberg, an unassuming government scientist working at the National Institutes of Health, shared the Nobel Prize for cracking the genetic code...read more

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9780262028479 | Mit Pr, February 6, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: How unassuming government researcher Marshall Nirenberg beat James Watson, Francis Crick, and other world-famous scientists in the race to discover the genetic code.

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9780262529938 | Reprint edition (Mit Pr, September 30, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The genetic code is the Rosetta Stone by which we interpret the 3.

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Product Description: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to find yourself strapped to a giant rocket that’s about to go from zero to 17,500 miles per hour? Or to look back on Earth from outer space and see the surprisingly precise line between day and night? Or to stand in front of the Hubble Space Telescope, wondering if the emergency repair you’re about to make will inadvertently ruin humankind’s chance to unlock the universe’s secrets? Mike Massimino has been there, and in Spaceman he puts you inside the suit, with all the zip and buoyancy of life in microgravity...read more

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9781101903544 | Crown Pub, October 4, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to find yourself strapped to a giant rocket that’s about to go from zero to 17,500 miles per hour?

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Product Description: Personal letters reveal the quandary of a prominent German physicist during the Nazi years and the strength he shared with his loving wife Nobel Prize–winning physicist Werner Heisenberg lived far from his wife, Elisabeth, during most of the Second World War...read more
By Irene Heisenberg (trans)

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9780300196931 | Yale Univ Pr, September 26, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Personal letters reveal the quandary of a prominent German physicist during the Nazi years and the strength he shared with his loving wife Nobel Prize–winning physicist Werner Heisenberg lived far from his wife, Elisabeth, during most of the Second World War.

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