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Writing the Revolution: Wikipedia and the Survival of Facts in the Digital Age

Ford pushes readers to more deeply understand how pieces of information become accepted, often unquestioned facts online and issues a call to promote data literacy. Highly recommended.
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Happiness

This title belongs in social and behavioral sciences collections.
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Some Reasons for Traveling to Italy

Italophiles and architecture fans will enjoy the short essays that feature travelers from the 1300s to the present day.

Seeing Science: The Art of Making the Invisible Visible

A worthy addition to any science collection, featuring stunning full-color images with broad appeal for multiple levels of engagement.

Everyday Adventures with Unruly Data

This is a highly engaging and recommended study on the daily encounters with data. Best for data specialists, librarians, taxonomists, and consumers.
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How To Stay Smart in a Smart World: Why Human Intelligence Still Beats Algorithms

Gigerenzer explains why technology is so addictive and offers tips for fostering digital self-control. A seriously compelling, eye-opening, and well-researched investigation.
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Tornado of Life: A Doctor’s Journey through Constraints and Creativity in the ER

Beautifully written with a different take on life, this is recommended for any collection.
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Long Days, Short Years: A Cultural History of Modern Parenting

Though it’s difficult to parse Bomback’s writing into one neat takeaway or nugget of wisdom, his empathy and frankness shine through on each page. This book is enjoyable to read and likely to be validating for many parents of young children.
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First Dawn: From the Big Bang to Our Future in Space

Battiston’s book presents a useful synthesis across multiple scientific disciplines to arrive at a definition and general outline of cosmology, which is both timely and of great interest. However, the lack of illustrations and a glossary make it an optional purchase for public and academic libraries.
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