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  • Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers
    Simon Winchester
    Paperback: 10/25/2016
     
    Pacific is a paean to this magnificent sea of beauty, myth, and imagination that is transforming our lives.
  • Chilled: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again
    Tom Jackson
    Paperback: 10/04/2016
     
    The refrigerator may seem mundane nowadays, but it is one of the wonders of twentieth-century science - ...
  • The Dragon Behind the Glass: A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish
    Emily Voigt
    Hardcover: 05/24/2016
     
    A riveting journey into the bizarre world of the Asian arowana or "dragon fish"—the world's most ...
  • 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.

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