Craft, Human-Robot Collaboration, Our Polluted Media Landscape, and More in Engineering and Tech | Academic Best Sellers

Best sellers in engineering and technology, October 2020 to date, as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

October 2020 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

Cover of Craft: An American History, by Glenn Adamson (title and author's name on a beige background above the words 1. Craft: An American History.
Adamson, Glenn
2021. ISBN 9781635574586. $30.00

2. What to Expect When You're Expecting Robots: The Future of Human-Robot Collaboration.
Major, Laura
Basic Books
2020. ISBN 9781541699113. $30.00

3. You Are Here: A Field Guide for Navigating Polarized Speech, Conspiracy Theories, and Our Polluted Media Landscape.
Phillips, Whitney
MIT Press
2021. ISBN 9780262539913. $22.95

4. Crap: A History of Cheap Stuff in America.
Woloson, Wendy A.
University of Chicago Press
2020. ISBN 9780226664354. $29.99

5. Genius Makers: The Mavericks Who Brought A.I. to Google, Facebook, and the World.
Metz, Cade
2021. ISBN 9781524742676. $28.00

6. Age of Wood: Our Most Useful Material and the Construction of Civilization.
Ennos, A. R.
2020. ISBN 9781982114732. $28.00

7. Driven: The Race to Create the Autonomous Car.
Davies, Alex
Simon & Schuster
2021. ISBN 9781501199431. $28.00

8. Rainbow Palate: How Chemical Dyes Changed the West's Relationship with Food.
Cobbold, Carolyn
University of Chicago Press
2020. ISBN 9780226727059. $40.00

9. Impacts of Racism and Bias on Black People Pursuing Careers in Science, Engineering, and Medicine.
Editor: Cato T. Laurencin
National Academies Press
2020. ISBN 9780309679541. $50.00

10. Mass Production of Memory: Travel and Personal Archiving in the Age of the Kodak.
Gordon, Tammy S.
University of Massachusetts Press
2020. ISBN 9781625345318. $90.00

11. From Insight to Innovation: Engineering Ideas that Transformed America in the Twentieth Century.
Billington, David P.
MIT Press
2020. ISBN 9780262044301. $34.95

12. Humans.
Stanton, Brandon
St. Martin's Press
2020. ISBN 9781250114297. $35.00

13. Meltdown: Inside the Fukushima Nuclear Crisis.
Funabashi, Yoichi
Brookings Institution Press
2021. ISBN 9780815732594. $39.99

14. Painting in Stone: Architecture and the Poetics of Marble from Antiquity to the Enlightenment.
Barry, Fabio
Yale University Press
2020. ISBN 9780300248166. $65.00

15. Sex Robots and Vegan Meat: Adventures at the Frontier of Birth, Food, Sex, and Death.
Kleeman, Jenny
Pegasus Books
2020. ISBN 9781643135724. $27.95

16. Killing for Show: Photography, War, and the Media in Vietnam and Iraq.
Stallabrass, Julian
Rowman & Littlefield
2020. ISBN 9781538141809. $62.00

17. Toxic: A History of Nerve Agents, from Nazi Germany to Putin's Russia.
Kaszeta, Dan
Oxford University Press
2021. ISBN 9780197578094. $34.95

18. How the Internet Really Works: An Illustrated Guide to Protocols, Privacy, Censorship, and Governance.
Article 19, Mallory Knodel, et al.
No Starch Press
2021. ISBN 9781718500297. $19.95

19. BC, Before Computers: On Information Technology from Writing to the Age of Digital Data.
Robertson, S.E.
Open Book Publishers
2020. ISBN 9781800640306. $33.95

20. Equations of Materials.
Cantor, Brian
Oxford University Press
2020. ISBN 9780198851875. $80.00

21. Everyday Movies: Portable Film Projectors and the Transformation of American Culture.
Wasson, Haidee
University of California Press
2021. ISBN 9780520331686. $85.00

22. Tumblr Book: Platform and Cultures.
Editor: Allison McCracken
University of Michigan Press
2020. ISBN 9780472074563. $60.00

23. On Time: A History of Western Timekeeping.
Mondschein, Ken
Johns Hopkins University Press
2020. ISBN 9781421438276. $29.95

24. Nuclear Choices for the Twenty-First Century: A Citizen's Guide.
Wolfson, Richard
MIT Press
2021. ISBN 9780262542036. $40.00

25. Which Side of History? How Technology Is Reshaping Our Democracy and Our Lives.
Editor: James P. Steyer
2020. ISBN 9781797205168. $17.95

26. Power to the Public: The Promise of Public Interest Technology.
McGuinness, Tara Dawson
Princeton University Press
2021. ISBN 9780691207759. $19.95

27. Constructing Building Enclosures: Architectural History, Technology and Poetics in the Postwar Era.
Editor: Clifton Fordham
2021. ISBN 9780367276287. $160.00

28. Complete Guide to OSHA Compliance.
Peterson, Robert D.
CRC Press
2019. ISBN 9780367401467. $74.95

29. Operation Moonglow: A Political History of Project Apollo.
Muir-Harmony, Teasel E.
Basic Books
2020. ISBN 9781541699878. $32.00

30. Saved by Science: The Hope and Promise of Synthetic Biology.
Poznansky, Mark J.
ECW Press
2020. ISBN 9781770415355. $28.95

31. Projectionists: Eadweard Muybridge and the Future Projections of the Moving Image.
Barber, Stephen
2020. ISBN 9783035802894. $35.00

32. Safe Enough? A History of Nuclear Power and Accident Risk.
Wellock, Thomas
University of California Press
2021. ISBN 9780520381155. $49.95

33. Failure Management: Malfunctions of Technologies, Organizations, and Society.
Rouse, William B.
Oxford University Press
2021. ISBN 9780198870999. $85.00

34. Bioinspired Structures and Design.
Editor: Wole Soboyejo
Cambridge University Press
2020. ISBN 9781107015586. $99.99

35. Concrete: From Ancient Origins to a Problematic Future.
Soderstrom, Mary
University of Regina Press
2020. ISBN 9780889777866. $89.00

36. Lunar Outfitters: Making the Apollo Space Suit.
Ayrey, Bill
University Press of Florida
2020. ISBN 9780813066578. $35.00

37. Prisoner of Wars: A Hmong Fighter Pilot's Story of Escaping Death and Confronting Life.
Vang, Chia Youyee
Temple University Press
2021. ISBN 9781439919385. $74.50

38. Trust Manifesto: What You Need to Do to Create a Better Internet.
Bradfield, Damian
Penguin Random House
2019. ISBN 9780241369845. $28.95

39. Performing Flight: From the Barnstormers to Space Tourism.
Magelssen, Scott
University of Michigan Press
2020. ISBN 9780472074532. $75.00

40. Breaking Things at Work: The Luddites Are Right About Why You Hate Your Job.
Mueller, Gavin
2021. ISBN 9781786636775. $19.95

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