For the Scientist

Being a Human: Adventures in Forty Thousand Years of Consciousness By Charles Foster Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250783714
Availability: Backordered at our distributor but we can check availability from the publisher.
Published: Metropolitan Books - August 31st, 2021

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE ATLANTIC, KIRKUS REVIEWS, AND NEW STATESMAN

A radically immersive exploration of three pivotal moments in the evolution of human consciousness, asking what kinds of creatures humans were, are, and might yet be


The Secret of Life: Rosalind Franklin, James Watson, Francis Crick, and the Discovery of DNA's Double Helix By Howard Markel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781324002239
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 21st, 2021

An NPR Best Book of the Year

An authoritative history of the race to unravel DNA’s structure, by one of our most prominent medical historians.


Good Blood: A Doctor, a Donor, and the Incredible Breakthrough that Saved Millions of Babies By Julian Guthrie Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781419747984
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Abrams Press - September 14th, 2021

A remarkable, uplifting story about one of the greatest medical breakthroughs of the 20th century

In 1951 in Sydney, Australia, a 14-year-old boy named James Harrison was near death when he received a transfusion of blood that saved his life.


Mother of Invention: How Good Ideas Get Ignored in an Economy Built for Men By Katrine Marçal Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781419758041
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: Abrams Press - October 19th, 2021

An illuminating and maddening examination of how gender bias has skewed innovation, technology, and history

It all starts with a rolling suitcase. Though the wheel was invented some five thousand years ago, and the suitcase in the nineteenth century, it wasn’t until the 1970s that someone successfully married the two. What was the hold up?


Frequently Asked Questions about the Universe By Jorge Cham, Daniel Whiteson Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593189313
Availability: Not in the store. We can order it and should have it in store in 3-5 business days.
Published: Riverhead Books - November 2nd, 2021

"Delightful, funny, and yet rigorous and intelligent: only Jorge and Daniel can reach this exquisite balance." —Carlo Rovelli, author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Helgoland

You’ve got questions: about space, time, gravity, and the odds of meeting your older self inside a wormhole. All the answers you need are right here.