Catherine Lantz

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The Importance of Being Educable: A New Theory of Human Uniqueness

This brief, philosophical treatise will be a thoughtful addition to academic collections focused on artificial intelligence and human learning.
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Southern Rivers: Restoring America’s Freshwater Biodiversity

A wide-ranging picture of interconnectedness between aquatic biodiversity and humanity. Includes rich terminology and vivid descriptions and photographs. Highly recommended for libraries in the Southeast or any library with a strong environmental history collection.

The Allure of the Multiverse: Extra Dimensions, Other Worlds, and Parallel Universes

This expert untangling of complicated concepts will kindle curiosity and awe for quantum physics. An excellent recommendation for both science-fiction enthusiasts and readers of popular nonfiction.
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Starborn: How the Stars Made Us (and Who We Would Be Without Them)

This mesmerizing history of stargazing looks both back into the past and forward. An excellent recommendation for thoughtful and curious readers.
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The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2023

Readers can catch up on a year’s worth of well-written discoveries and investigations in this collection. Appropriate for adults as well as readers as young as middle school.

Women in Science Now: Stories and Strategies for Achieving Equity

As studies show that awareness of gender bias leads to more inclusion, this book is essential reading for faculty, administrators, potential students, and the entire scientific community. The focus is on higher education, but the book also looks at multiple research studies and proven interventions in science programming for younger students.
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The Grandin Papers: Over 50 Years of Research on Animal Behavior and Welfare That Improved the Livestock Industry

A valuable title for communities with agriculture and animal-processing businesses and schools. This book will also benefit policy makers and general readers interested in animal welfare and behaviors.
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A Fine Line: Searching for Balance Among Mountains

Vivid descriptions of climbs and conditions are thoughtfully paired with the author’s growth as a sportsman and a person. Highly recommended for readers of memoirs, sports narratives, and outdoor adventures.
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The Voyage of Sorcerer II: The Expedition That Unlocked the Secrets of the Ocean’s Microbiome

This well-organized narrative of exploration and scientific discovery details the work of an important global science endeavor and brings together the topics of travel, microbiology, and sailing. It efficiently covers a vast amount of time, territory, and work.
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