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The Devil's Cup: A History of the World According to Coffee
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Jan 01, 2009
 
Makers of Mathematics
3.67
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Dec 29, 2013
 
The Invention of Air
3.78
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Jun 28, 2009
 
The Nothing That Is: A Natural History of Zero
3.76
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Jan 2003
Oct 27, 2008
 
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded
3.86
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Jan 2005
Oct 27, 2008
 
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
3.95
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Nov 01, 2008
 
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
3.84
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Nov 01, 2008
 
Salt: A World History
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Nov 08, 2008
 
The Secret Life of Dust: From the Cosmos to the Kitchen Counter, the Big Consequences of Little Things
3.65
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Nov 08, 2008
 
Dust: A History of the Small and the Invisible
3.34
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Nov 08, 2008
 
A Chemical History of a Candle
3.90
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Nov 08, 2008
 
The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography
4.28
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Nov 08, 2008
 
E: The Story of a Number
3.90
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Nov 08, 2008
 
A History of π
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Nov 08, 2008
 
Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World
3.92
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Aug 08, 2008
Oct 27, 2008
 
Potato: A History of the Propitious Esculent
3.80
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Jun 05, 2009
 
The Potato: From The Andes In The 16th Century To Fish And Chips, The Story Of How A Vegetable Changed History
3.51
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Jun 05, 2009
 
The Coffee Book: Anatomy of an Industry from Crop to the Last Drop
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Jun 05, 2009
 
Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea
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Oct 27, 2008
 
Rats: Observations on the History & Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants
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Apr 13, 2010
 
Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth
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Apr 15, 2010
 
Oak: The Frame of Civilization
3.91
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Apr 15, 2010
 
The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention
3.86
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Jul 15, 2010
 
Longbow: A Social and Military History
4.06
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Jul 20, 2010
 
Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas
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Dec 05, 2010
 
Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
3.91
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Aug 07, 2011
 
The Story of Corn
3.51
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Aug 07, 2011
 
The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways
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Jul 31, 2012
 
Concrete Planet: The Strange and Fascinating Story of the World's Most Common Man-Made Material
3.67
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Apr 04, 2013
 
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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Jul 2008
Oct 27, 2008
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