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Private Empire

• <b>Author:</b> Steve Coll<p><b>An “extraordinary” and “monumental” exposé of Big Oil from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Steve Coll (The Washington Post)</b><p><b>Includes a profile of current Secretary of State and former chairman and chief executive of ExxonMobil, Rex Tillerson</b><br>In this, the first hard-hitting …

The Master of Disguise

• <b>Author:</b> Antonio J. Mendez<p>From the author of Argo comes an unforgettable behind-the-scenes story of espionage in action. In the first ever memoir by a top-level operative to be authorized by the CIA, Antonio J. Mendez reveals the cunning tricks and insights that helped save hundreds from deadly …

Suicide of the West

• <b>Author:</b> James Burnham<p>James Burnham’s 1964 classic, <i>Suicide of the West</i>, remains a startling account on the nature of the modern era. It offers a profound, in depth analysis of what is happening in the world today by putting into focus the intangible, often vague doctrine of American liberalism. It …

The Secrets of the FBI

• <b>Author:</b> Ronald Kessler<p><b>New York Times bestselling author reveals the FBI’s most closely guarded secrets, with an insider look at the bureau’s inner workings and intelligence investigations.</b> <br>Based on inside access and hundreds of interviews with federal agents, the book presents an unprecedented, …

The Way of the Samurai

• <b>Author:</b> Miyamoto Musashi and Others<p>Presented here in one volume are three of the seminal texts relating to the Japanese 'Way of the Samurai', essential reading for anyone interested in the Samurai culture of Japan.<p>'Go Rin No Sho', or 'The Book of Five Rings' is a famous text written by the …

Brain Rules (Updated and Expanded)

• <b>Author:</b> John Medina<p>Most of us have no idea what’s really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should know—like the need for physical activity to get your brain working its best.<p>How do we learn? What exactly do sleep and …

The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

• <b>Author:</b> Thomas S. Kuhn<p>A good book may have the power to change the way we see the world, but a great book actually becomes part of our daily consciousness, pervading our thinking to the point that we take it for granted, and we forget how provocative and challenging its ideas once were—and still …

Why Evolution Is True

• <b>Author:</b> Jerry A. Coyne<p><b>"Coyne's knowledge of evolutionary biology is prodigious, his deployment of it as masterful as his touch is light." -Richard Dawkins</b><p>In the current debate about creationism and intelligent design, there is an element of the controversy that is rarely mentioned-the evidence. Yet …

The Compass of Pleasure

• <b>Author:</b> David J. Linden<p><b>A leading brain scientist's look at the neurobiology of pleasure-and how pleasures can become addictions.</b><p>Whether eating, taking drugs, engaging in sex, or doing good deeds, the pursuit of pleasure is a central drive of the human animal. In <i>The Compass of Pleasure</i> Johns Hopkins …

Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics: Second Edition

• <b>Author:</b> Alessandro Bettini<p>The second edition of this successful textbook is fully updated to include the discovery of the Higgs boson and other recent developments, providing undergraduate students with complete coverage of the basic elements of the standard model of particle physics for the first …

WHY SCIENCE IS WRONG...

• <b>Author:</b> Alex Tsakiris<p>A ROLLICKING ASSAULT ON SCIENCE'S INABILITY TO ANSWER LIFE'S MOST IMPORTANT QUESTIONS<p>Alex Tsakiris has interviewed many bestselling authors and dozens of world-class academics on his popular science podcast Skeptiko.com. In this book he shares with us what he's learned through …

NEUROSCIENCE, NEUROPSYCHOLOGY, NEUROPSYCHIATRY, BRAIN & MIND: Primer, Overview & Introduction

• <b>Author:</b> R. Joseph<p>NEUROSCIENCE, NEUROPSYCHOLOGY, NEUROPSYCHIATRY, BRAIN & MIND: <br>Primer, Overview & Introduction 14 <br>Overview of the Brain and Mind: Functional Localization 14<br>Localization & Functional Neuroanatomy Of The Brain 18<br>The Old Cortex & the New Cortex 20<br>Primary Receiving Areas 23<br>Frontal Lobe …

Animal Wise

• <b>Author:</b> Virginia Morell<p><b>The New York Times Bestseller that explores animal intelligence and will alter the way we as humans view other species.</b> <br>Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a fish? Or a parrot, dolphin, or an elephant? Do they experience thoughts that are similar to ours, or have …

Brain Wars

• <b>Author:</b> Mario Beauregard<p>In Brain Wars, acclaimed neuroscientist Mario Beauregard reveals compelling new evidence set to provoke a major shift in our understanding of the mind-body debate: research showing that the mind and consciousness are transmitted and filtered through the brain—but are not …

The Accidental Universe

• <b>Author:</b> Alan Lightman<p>“Alan Lightman brings a light touch to heavy questions. Here is a book about nesting ospreys, multiple universes, atheism, spiritualism, and the arrow of time. Throughout, Lightman takes us back and forth between ordinary occurrences—old shoes and entropy, sailing far out at …

Journey of the Universe

• <b>Author:</b> Brian Thomas Swimme & Mary Evelyn Tucker<p>Today we know what no previous generation knew: the history of the universe and of the unfolding of life on Earth. Through the astonishing combined achievements of natural scientists worldwide, we now have a detailed account of how galaxies and stars, …

Fingerprints of the Gods

• <b>Author:</b> Graham Hancock<p>The bestselling author of <i>The Sign and the Seal</i> reveals the true origins of civilization. Connecting puzzling clues scattered throughout the world, Hancock discovers compelling evidence of a technologically and culturally advanced civilization that was destroyed and obliterated …

The Drunkard's Walk

• <b>Author:</b> Leonard Mlodinow<p>With the born storyteller's command of narrative and imaginative approach, Leonard Mlodinow vividly demonstrates how our lives are profoundly informed by chance and randomness and how everything from wine ratings and corporate success to school grades and political polls are …

The Animal Connection: A New Perspective on What Makes Us Human

• <b>Author:</b> Pat Shipman<p>A bold, illuminating new take on the love of animals that drove human evolution.<br>Why do humans all over the world take in and nurture other animals? This behavior might seem maladaptive—after all, every mouthful given to another species is one that you cannot eat—but in this …

The Joy of x

• <b>Author:</b> Steven Strogatz<p>"Delightful . . . easily digestible chapters include plenty of helpful examples and illustrations. You'll never forget the Pythagorean theorem again!"—<i>Scientific American</i><p>Many people take math in high school and promptly forget much of it. But math plays a part in all of our …

The Hidden Reality

• <b>Author:</b> Brian Greene<p>The bestselling author of <i>The Elegant Universe</i> and <i>The Fabric of the Cosmos</i> tackles perhaps the most mind-bending question in modern physics and cosmology: Is our universe the only universe?<p>There was a time when "universe" meant all there is. Everything. Yet, a number of theories …

The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory

• <b>Author:</b> Brian Greene<p>A new edition of the New York Times bestseller—now a three-part Nova special: a fascinating and thought-provoking journey through the mysteries of space, time, and matter.<br>Now with a new preface (not in any other edition) that will review the enormous public reception of the …

The Universe

• <b>Author:</b> John Brockman<p>John Brockman brings together the world's best-known physicists and science writers—including Brian Greene, Walter Isaacson, Nobel Prize-winner Frank Wilczek, Benoit Mandelbrot, and Martin Rees—to explain the universe in all wondrous splendor.<p>In The Universe, today's most …

The Emotional Lives of Animals

• <b>Author:</b> Marc Bekoff<p>Based on award-winning scientist Marc Bekoff’s years of experience studying patterns of social communication in a wide range of species, this important book shows that numerous animals have rich emotional lives.<p>Dec 31, 2007 – Any dog owner knows that her own pet has feelings, but …

E=mc2

• <b>Author:</b> David Bodanis<p>Generations have grown up knowing that the equation E=mc2 changed the shape of our world, but never understanding what it actually means, why it was so significant, and how it informs our daily lives today--governing, as it does, everything from the atomic bomb to a …

Seeing Further

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Bryson<p>“Bryson is as amusing as ever….As a celebration of 350 years of modern science, [Seeing Further] it is a worthy tribute.”<br>—The Economist<p>In Seeing Further, New York Times bestseller Bill Bryson takes readers on a guided tour through the great discoveries, feuds, and personalities …

The Female Brain

• <b>Author:</b> Louann Brizendine, M.D.<p>Since Dr. Brizendine wrote <i>The Female Brain</i> ten years ago, the response has been overwhelming. This <i>New York Times</i> bestseller has been translated into more than thirty languages, has sold nearly a million copies between editions, and has most recently inspired a …

The Information

• <b>Author:</b> James Gleick<p>From the bestselling author of the acclaimed <i>Chaos</i> and <i>Genius</i> comes a thoughtful and provocative exploration of the big ideas of the modern era: Information, communication, and information theory. <i></i><br>Acclaimed science writer James Gleick presents an eye-opening vision of how our …