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Grammatical Man: Information, Entropy, Language, and Life
4.12
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Feb 28, 2009
Nov 16, 2008
 
What Einstein Told His Cook: Kitchen Science Explained
3.82
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Dec 25, 2008
 
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
3.91
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Mar 24, 2009
 
The Particle at the End of the Universe: The Hunt for the Higgs Boson and the Discovery of a New World
4.00
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Feb 21, 2013
 
The Demon Under the Microscope: From Battlefield Hospitals to Nazi Labs, One Doctor's Heroic Search for the World's First Miracle Drug
4.01
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Jun 08, 2009
Mar 31, 2009
 
Enriching the Earth: Fritz Haber, Carl Bosch, and the Transformation of World Food Production
4.23
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May 06, 2009
May 03, 2009
 
Imaginary Numbers: An Anthology of Marvelous Mathematical Stories, Diversions, Poems, and Musings
3.58
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Aug 29, 2009
 
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
4.04
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Dec 16, 2011
Nov 09, 2009
 
Alex & Me: How a Scientist and a Parrot Discovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence--and Formed a Deep Bond in the Process
3.96
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Mar 01, 2010
 
Aladdin's Lamp: How Greek Science Came to Europe Through the Islamic World
3.58
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Apr 23, 2010
 
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
3.94
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Oct 12, 2012
 
Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13
4.25
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Dec 08, 2010
Jul 07, 2010
 
One With Nineveh: Politics, Consumption, and the Human Future
3.80
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Feb 12, 2012
 
Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness
3.71
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Nov 01, 2011
 
Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World
3.69
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Oct 07, 2011
 
Saxons, Vikings, and Celts: The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland
3.79
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Oct 21, 2010
 
The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry
3.95
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Oct 21, 2010
 
13 Things that Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
3.74
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Nov 29, 2010
 
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
3.92
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Dec 05, 2010
 
Adam's Curse: A Future without Men
3.87
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Mar 12, 2011
 
The Best Technology Writing 2009
3.76
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Apr 2011
Mar 12, 2011
 
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
4.15
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Mar 18, 2011
 
Bird Brains: The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Jays
4.09
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Aug 01, 2011
 
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex
3.81
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Oct 19, 2010
Sep 07, 2010
 
The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains
3.81
Disturbing, compelling.
Oct 2010
Jun 27, 2010
 
Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth about Climate Change
4.05
Well-explained, accessible to the lay reader, but a truly, deeply frightening book.
Dec 12, 2010
Sep 03, 2010
 
The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning
3.80
Frightening, very convincing.
Sep 15, 2010
Aug 13, 2010
 
The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler
4.21
This is easily one of the two or three most fascinating books I have read in the last 20 years. Nitrogen!?! Who'd'a thunk it?
Apr 16, 2009
Mar 28, 2009
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