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Voices from the Pandemic Cover
Author: Eli Saslow
Release Date: September 28, 2021
From Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter Eli Saslow, a powerful portrait of a country grappling with the pandemic, told through voices of people from all across AmericaThe Covid-19 pandemic was a world-shattering event, affecting everyone...
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Letters of Note: Outer Space Cover
Author: Shaun Usher
Release Date: September 07, 2021
An irresistible new volume of missives about outer space, from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collectionsIn Letters of Note: Outer Space, Shaun Usher brings together fascinating correspondence about the universe beyond our planet, cont...
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Ravenous Cover
Author: Sam Apple | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: May 25, 2021
The extraordinary story of the Nazi-era scientific genius who discovered how cancer cells eat—and what it means for how we should.The Nobel laureate Otto Warburg—a cousin of the famous finance Warburgs—was widely regarded in his ...
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Extra Life Cover
Author: Steven Johnson | Narrator: Steven Johnson
Release Date: May 11, 2021
The surprising and important story of how humans gained what amounts to an extra life, from the bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come From As a species we have doubled our life expectancy in just one hundred years. All the...
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Author: Carl Zimmer | Narrator: Joe Ochman
Release Date: March 09, 2021
“Carl Zimmer is one of the best science writers we have today.”—Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks We all assume we know what life is, but the more scientists learn about the living world—from...
Author: Alan Lightman | Narrator: Christopher Grove
Release Date: February 09, 2021
From the acclaimed author of Einstein’s Dreams, a collection of meditative essays on the possibilities—and impossibilities—of nothingness and infinity, and how our place in the cosmos falls somewhere in between   Can space be d...
Author: Isaac Asimov | Narrator: Jon Lindstrom
Release Date: December 15, 2020
A thrilling nonfiction tour of the cosmos that brings the universe down to Earth, from one of the all-time masters of science fiction.   No one makes sense out of science like Isaac Asimov. Are you puzzled by pulsars? Baffled by black ...
Author: Thomas Levenson | Narrator: Dan Bittner
Release Date: August 18, 2020
The sweeping story of how the greatest minds of the Scientific Revolution applied their new ideas to people, money, and markets—and along the way, invented modern finance. LONGLISTED FOR THE FINANCIAL TIMES AND MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEA...
Author: Sarah Stewart Johnson | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: July 07, 2020
“Sarah Stewart Johnson interweaves her own coming-of-age story as a planetary scientist with a vivid history of the exploration of Mars in this celebration of human curiosity, passion, and perseverance.”—Alan Lig...
Author: David Lindley | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: March 17, 2020
A vivid and captivating narrative about how modern science broke free of ancient philosophy, and how theoretical physics is returning to its unscientific rootsIn the early seventeenth century Galileo broke free from the hold of ancient Platonic and A...
Author: Neil Shubin | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: March 17, 2020
The author of the best-selling Your Inner Fish gives us a lively and accessible account of the great transformations in the history of life on Earth--a new view of the evolution of human and animal life that explains how the incredible diversity of l...
Author: Hope Jahren | Narrator: Hope Jahren
Release Date: March 03, 2020
“Hope Jahren is the voice that science has been waiting for.” —Nature “A superb account of the deadly struggle between humanity and what may prove the only life-bearing planet within ten light years, written in a brilliantly s...