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Author: Violet Moller
Release Date: May 14, 2019
After the Fall of Rome, when many of the great ideas of the ancient world were lost to the ravages of the Dark Ages, three crucial manuscripts passed hand to hand through seven Mediterranean cities and survived to fuel the revival of the Renaissance--an exciting debut history.
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Author: Oliver Sacks
Release Date: April 23, 2019
From the best-selling author of Gratitude and On the Move, a final volume of essays that showcase Sacks's broad range of interests--from his passion for ferns, swimming, and horsetails, to his final case histories exploring schizophrenia, dementia, and Alzheimer's.
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Author: David Wallace-Wells
Release Date: April 16, 2019
A chilling, groundbreaking portrait of the near future if global warming continues unchecked

In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousands of homes. Across the US, “500-year” storms pummel communities month after month, and floods displace tens of millions annually.
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Author: Lee Smolin
Release Date: April 09, 2019
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Author: Brian Switek
Release Date: March 05, 2019
Our bones have many stories to tell, if you know how to listen.

Bone is a marvel, an adaptable and resilient building material developed over 500 million years of evolutionary history. It gives our bodies their shapes and the ability to move.
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Author: David Sloan Wilson
Release Date: February 26, 2019
From noted evolutionary biologist and the author of Evolution for Everyone comes a paradigm-changing new look at how we can apply evolutionary theory to our social and cultural institutions.

Charles Darwin's vision of evolution was so broad that he wrote "There is grandeur in this view of life" in the concluding paragraph of On the Origin of Species.
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Author: Katherine Harmon Courage | Narrator: Brittany Pressley
Release Date: February 12, 2019
A revealing look at the 300 trillion microorganisms that keep us healthy--and the foods they need to thrive

These days, probiotic yogurt and other "gut-friendly" foods line supermarket shelves. But what's the best way to feed our all-important microbiome--and what is a microbiome, anyway.
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Author: Will Hunt | Narrator: Will Hunt
Release Date: January 29, 2019
A panoramic investigation of the subterranean landscape, from sacred caves and derelict subway stations to nuclear bunkers and ancient underground cities—an exploration of the history, science, architecture, and mythology of the worlds beneath our feet

When Will Hunt was sixteen years old, he discovered an abandoned tunnel that ran beneath his house in Providence, Rhode Island.
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Author: Stephen Hawking | Narrator: Ben Whishaw
Release Date: November 13, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The world-famous cosmologist and author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the biggest questions facing humankind.

“Hawking’s parting gift to humanity .
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Author: Matt Simon | Narrator: Holter Graham
Release Date: October 02, 2018
A brain-bending exploration of real-life zombies and mind controllers, and what they reveal to us about nature—and ourselves

Zombieism isn’t just the stuff of movies and TV shows like The Walking Dead. It’s real, and it’s happening in the world around us, from wasps and worms to dogs and moose—and even humans.
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Author: Bill Nye, John Logsdon and John Logsdon | Narrator: Jonathan Davis and John Logsdon
Release Date: September 11, 2018
The fascinating story of how NASA sent humans to explore outer space, told through a treasure trove of historical documents--publishing in celebration of NASA's 60th anniversary and with a foreword by Bill Nye

"An extremely useful and thought provoking documentary journey through the maze of space history.
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Author: Neil deGrasse Tyson and Avis Lang | Narrator: Courtney B. Vance
Release Date: September 11, 2018
An exploration of the age-old complicity between skywatchers and warfighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.

In this fascinating foray into the centuries-old relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer-researcher Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war.
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