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The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
by Steven Pinker

This New York Times bestseller is an exciting and fearless investigation of language from the author of Better Angels of Our Nature and The Sense of Style and Enlightenment Now. "Curious, inventive, fearless, naughty." --The  New York Tim...

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Unbound: How Eight Technologies Made Us Human and Brought Our World to the Brink
by Richard L Currier

Like Guns, Germs, and Steel, a work of breathtaking sweep and originality that reinterprets the human story.

Although we usually think of technology as something unique to modern times, our ancestors began to create the firs...

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Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia
by Anthony M. Townsend

An unflinching look at the aspiring city-builders of our smart, mobile, connected future.

From Beijing to Boston, cities are deploying smart technology—sensors embedded in streets and subways, Wi-Fi broadcast airports and green spaces—t...

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33 Revolutions per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, from Billie Holiday to Green Day
by Dorian Lynskey

Dorian Lynskey is one of the most prominent music critics writing today. With 33 Revolutions Per Minute, he offers an engrossing, insightful, and wonderfully researched history of protest music in the twentieth century and beyond. From Billi...

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The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human
by V. S. Ramachandran

"A profoundly intriguing and compelling guide to the intricacies of the human brain." —Oliver Sacks

In this landmark work, V. S. Ramachandran investigates strange, unforgettable cases—from patients who believe they are dead to sufferers...

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Light the Dark: Writers on Creativity, Inspiration, and the Artistic Process
by Joe Fassler

A stunning masterclass on the creative process , the craft of writing, and the art of finding inspiration from Stephen King, Junot Díaz, Elizabeth Gilbert, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, Roxane Gay, Neil Gaiman, and more of the most acclaimed writers a...

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Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
by Paul Greenberg

"A necessary book for anyone truly interested in what we take from the sea to eat, and how, and why." -Sam Sifton, The New York Times Book Review . Acclaimed author of American Catch and The Omega Princple and life-long fisherman, Paul Gre...

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St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street: The Many Lives of America’s Hippest Street
by Ada Calhoun

A vibrant narrative history of three hallowed Manhattan blocks—the epicenter of American cool.

St. Marks Place in New York City has spawned countless artistic and political movements. Here Frank O’Hara caroused, Emma Goldman plotted, an...

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Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet
by Andrew Blum

“Andrew Blum plunges into the unseen but real ether of the Internet in a journey both compelling and profound….You will never open an email in quite the same way again.” —Tom Vanderbilt, New York Times bestselling author of Tr...

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The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures
by by The Library of Congress

The Library of Congress brings booklovers an enriching tribute to the power of the written word and to the history of our most beloved books. Featuring more than 200 full-color images of original catalog cards, first edition book covers, and photogra...

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The Golden Age of Murder
by Martin Edwards

Winner of the 2016 EDGAR, AGATHA, MACAVITY and H.R.F.KEATING crime writing awards, this real-life detective story investigates how Agatha Christie and colleagues in a mysterious literary club transformed crime fiction.

Detective stories of t...

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Bitterwood: The Complete Collection (Bitterwood Series Book 5)
by James Maxey

An epic tale of war between dragons and mankind! When the mysterious dragon slayer Bitterwood murders the son of the Dragon-King, the dragons respond with a campaign of genocide against their human slaves. Amid the chaos of war, a band of rebel human...

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Dirigible Dreams: The Age of the Airship
by C. Michael Hiam

The rise and fall of the adventurous dirigible age

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South: Scott and Amundsen's Race to the Pole
by Hunter Stewart

The race to reach the South Pole for the first time was an unparalleled adventure in the early twentieth century. South, by historian Hunter Stewart, chronicles the competition between two fierce rivals - Robert F. Scott and Roald Amundsen - to secur...

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South: Scott and Amundsen's Race to the Pole
by Hunter Stewart

The race to reach the South Pole for the first time was an unparalleled adventure in the early twentieth century. South, by historian Hunter Stewart, chronicles the competition between two fierce rivals - Robert F. Scott and Roald Amundsen - to secur...

$ 9.99 $ 1.99 Category : General Nonfiction

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