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Rendezvous Tahiti

Rendezvous Tahiti is a true story of love, life, death, and redemption. It takes place during the era of the Vietnam war. A young soldier returns from the...

Anti-Science and the Assault on Democracy: Defending Reason in a Free Society

Defending the role that science must play in democratic society--science defined not just in terms of technology but as a way of approaching problems and...

Your Place in the Universe: Understanding Our Big, Messy Existence

An astrophysicist presents an in-depth yet accessible tour of the universe for lay readers, while conveying the excitement of astronomy.How is a galaxy...

The Laser That's Changing the World: The Amazing Stories behind Lidar, from 3D Mapping to Self-Driving Cars

Tells the story of a laser technology that will have a big impact on society and the brilliant innovators responsible for its developmentLidar--a technology...

Isaac Newton, The Asshole Who Reinvented the Universe

A blunt and humorous profile of Isaac Newton focusing on his disagreeable personality and showing that his offputting qualities were key to his scientific...

Genius Weapons: Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Weaponry, and the Future of Warfare

A technology expert describes the ever-increasing role of artificial intelligence in weapons development, the ethical dilemmas these weapons pose, and the...

Sam Goudsmit and the Hunt for Hitler's Atom Bomb

The first biography in English of a leading Dutch American physicist, who discovered the subatomic property of "spin" and spearheaded the search for Hitler's...

American Intolerance: Our Dark History of Demonizing Immigrants

This historical review of the US treatment of immigrants and minority groups documents the suspicion and persecution that often met newcomers and those...

The Mathematics of Everyday Life

Two experienced math educators help the average reader discover not only the everyday usefulness of math but the fun that comes from mastering the basics of...

Finding Purpose in a Godless World: Why We Care Even If the Universe Doesn't

A psychiatrist presents a compelling argument for how human purpose and caring emerged in a spontaneous and unguided universe.Can there be purpose without...

The Mind of the Islamic State: ISIS and the Ideology of the Caliphate

Award-winning Australian intellectual Robert Manne presents an incisive analysis of the historical background and current ideology that motivates ISIS and...

Armed in America: A History of Gun Rights from Colonial Militias to Concealed Carry

This accessible legal history describes how the Second Amendment has been interpreted throughout most of American history and shows that today's gun-rights...

Christianity in the Light of Science: Critically Examining the World's Largest Religion

This anthology of new critical essays written by experts in their fields, in honor of the late Victor Stenger, examines Christianity using established...

Breaking Bad Habits: Why Best Practices Are Killing Your Business

Have you ever wondered why most newspapers are so large? Or why management consultants work such long hours? Or why hotels still insist on having check-in...

Leading Transformation: How to Take Charge of Your Company's Future

New Tools to Overcome the Human Barriers to ChangeLeaders know that their job is to transform their organizations to keep pace with technology and an...

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