NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER One of todays most insightful and influential thinkers offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn Racism has a cost for everyone not just for people of color This is the book Ive been waiting for.
In Under a White Sky, Elizabeth Kolbert takes a hard look at the new world we are creating Along the way, she meets biologists who are trying to preserve the worlds rarest fish, which lives in a single tiny pool in the middle of the Mojave engineers who are turning carbon emissions to stone in Ic
A quest to explore some of the most spectacular ancient cities in human history and figure out why people abandoned them n nIn Four Lost Cities, acclaimed science journalist Annalee Newitz takes readers on an entertaining and mind bending adventure into the deep history of urban life Investigating
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A profound meditation on the human need for connection with nature, as one man seeks solace beneath the bows of an ancient oak tree Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of Trees n nJames Canton knows so much, writes so well and understands so deeply about the true forest magic and the import
A bold, hopeful, and thought provoking account by one of the worlds leading thinkers The Observer of how we built a lonely world, how the pandemic accelerated the problem, and what we must do to come together again n nA compelling vision for how we can bridge our many divides at this time of gr
The Problem of Alzheimer's: How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned a Rare Disease into a Crisis and What We Can Do About It
A definitive and compelling book on one of todays most prevalent illnesses.In 2020, an estimated 5.8 million Americans had Alzheimer s, and than half a million died because of the disease and its devastating complications 16 million caregivers are responsible for paying as much as half of the
From the acclaimed author of Einsteins 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 n nCan space be divided into smaller and smaller units, ad infinitum Does space extend t
An illuminating, authoritative, and in depth examination of the fascinating science behind pain and the complexities of its treatment from one of the internationally leading doctors in pain management.Pain is a universal human experience, but we understand very little about the mechanics behind it.
A journey into the alien depths of the sea, and into our possible future, from a marine biologist known for nature writing at its most engaging Sunday Express n nA golden era of deep sea discovery is underway as revolutionary studies rewrite the very notion of life on Earth and the rules of what
The first biography of a pioneering scientist who made significant contributions to our understanding of dark matter and championed the advancement of women in science n nOne of the great lingering mysteries of the universe is dark matter Scientists are not sure what it is, but most believe its out
NATIONAL BESTSELLER An award winning psychologist reveals the hidden power of our inner voice and shows how we can harness it to live a healthier, satisfying, and productive life n nThis book is going to fundamentally change some of the most important conversations in your life the one