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Transcendence: How Humans Evolved through Fire, Language, Beauty, and Time

An engaging, well-researched book for anyone curious about the development of humanity as approached through a social lens.


The Nature of Life and Death: Every Body Leaves a Trace

Fascinating for readers who enjoy science, including ecology and botany, and who aren’t too squeamish.


Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us

An exploration of an eclectic and lesser-studied assemblage of organisms that has elements of appeal for curious science and food readers.


Totally Wired: The Rise and Fall of Josh Harris and the Great Dotcom Swindle

For readers who enjoy biographical studies related to Internet history, this will be enjoyable. For those who find aspects of startup culture tiresome, so, too, will be this book, well-written as it is.

Nature's Mutiny: How the Little Ice Age of the Long Seventeenth Century Transformed the West andShaped the Present

Appropriate for readers already fascinated with the history of Europe between 1570 and 1816 as well as enthusiasts of general historical survey works.

King of the Dinosaur Hunters: The Life of John Bell Hatcher and the Discoveries That Shaped Paleontology

An excellent new science biography that will be popular with readers who already have an interest in paleontology or those who would like to develop one.—Esther Jackson, New York Botanical Garden

Click Here To Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-Connected World

This detailed introduction to Internet+/IoT educates new readers about the domain while offering heavier content for those more familiar with network security topics.

American Cookie: The Snaps, Drops, Jumbles, Tea Cakes, Bars & Brownies That We Have Loved for Generations

Anyone who enjoys a little historical context with their recipes and those who have a passion for baking cookies will gravitate to this book.

Dawn of the Code War: America's Battle Against Russia, China, and the Rising Global Cyber Threat

A deeply intriguing look into cybersecurity threats facing the United States that will fascinate anyone interested in technology and/or political intrigue.

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