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  • Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?: The Epic Saga of the Bird that Powers Civilization
    Andrew Lawler
    Paperback: 04/26/2016
     
    From ancient empires to modern economics, veteran journalist Andrew Lawler delivers a sweeping history of the ...
  • Rain: A Natural and Cultural History
    Cynthia Barnett
    Paperback: 04/05/2016
     
    Rain is elemental, mysterious, precious, destructive. It is the subject of countless poems and paintings; the...
  • Light: A Radiant History from Creation to the Quantum Age
    Bruce Watson
    Hardcover: 02/02/2016
     
    Although lasers now perform everyday miracles, light retains its eternal allure. "For the rest of my life," ...
  • The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It ... Every Time
    Maria Konnikova
    Hardcover: 01/12/2016
     
    An intriguing investigation into what makes a con artist, and why we continue to be duped by them.
  • Chilled: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again
    Tom Jackson
    Hardcover: 09/22/2015
     
    The refrigerator may seem mundane nowadays, but it is one of the wonders of twentieth-century science - ...
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
    Yuval Noah Harari
    Hardcover: 02/10/2015
     
    A groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution that explores the ways in which biology and ...
  • Cities of Empire: The British Colonies and the Creation of the Urban World
    Tristram Hunt
    Hardcover: 11/25/2014
     
    An original history of the most enduring colonial creation, the city, explored through ten portraits of ...

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