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  • I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
    Ed Yong
    Hardcover: 08/09/2016
     
    Joining the ranks of popular science classics like The Botany of Desire and The Selfish Gene, a groundbreaking...
  • The Fly Trap
    Fredrik Sjoberg
    Paperback: 08/09/2016
     
    A mesmerizing memoir of extraordinary brilliance by an entomologist, The Fly Trap chronicles Fredrik Sjö...
  • 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...
  • In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China
    Michael Meyer
    Paperback: 02/09/2016
     
    A combination of memoir, contemporary reporting, and historical research, presenting a unique profile of China...
  • Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
    Sheri Fink
    Paperback: 01/26/2016
     
    Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink's landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged ...

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