Rachel Owens

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Blue: In Search of Nature’s Rarest Color

Beautifully written, the book explains science in an entertaining fashion and will appeal to anyone drawn to the colors of nature.
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The Joy of Sweat: The Strange Science of Perspiration

Engaging popular science that will spark the interest of anyone curious about this unique bodily function.

National Audubon Society Trees of North America

A must-have reference book for plant enthusiasts and anyone who has ever asked, “What kind of tree is that?”
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The New Breed: What Our History with Animals Reveals About Our Future with Robots

Thought-provoking popular science that will be of interest to anyone curious about the past, present, or future of robot–human interaction.

The Inevitable: Dispatches on the Right to Die

A must-read for anyone concerned about quality of life at the end of life.
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The Zoologist’s Guide to the Galaxy: What Animals on Earth Reveal about Aliens–And Ourselves

A highly entertaining, science-based consideration of what alien life might be like.
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Resetting the Table: Straight Talk About the Food We Grow and Eat

A book that will be of interest to everyone who is concerned about the health effects of food.
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Breath Taking: The Power, Fragility, and Future of Our Extraordinary Lungs

Readers of Siddhartha Mukherjee and Atul Gawande will appreciate Stephen’s writing. Blending science writing and medical reporting, this is a detailed, yet accessible account that will engage anyone concerned with their respiratory health

My House Is Killing Me! The Complete Guide to a Healthier Indoor Environment

Entertaining, not dryly technical, with illustrations throughout, this wide-ranging resource will be of interest to anyone concerned about indoor air quality and particularly those who live with allergies, and whose symptoms are worse in their homes.
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