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After spending a year researching and basing her life around gratitude for The Gratitude Diaries, Janice Kaplan is back to tackle another big, mysterious influence in all our lives.
Wall Street Journal
From one of the most influential scientists of our time, a dazzling exploration of the hidden laws that govern the life cycle of everything from plants and animals to the cities we live in.
“No one is better at making the recondite accessible and exciting.
The National Security Agency was born out of the legendary codebreaking programs of World War II that cracked the famed Enigma machine and other German and Japanese codes, thereby turning the tide of Allied victory.
The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned.
An uncommon guide for accomplishing more every day by
engaging the unique skill of forgetting, from the creator of the
award-winning memory training system Brainetics
Is it possible that the answer to becoming a more efficient and effective thinker is learning how to forget.
New York Times Bestseller
“Not so different in spirit from the way public intellectuals like John Kenneth Galbraith once shaped discussions of economic policy and public figures like Walter Cronkite helped sway opinion on the Vietnam War…could turn out to be one of the more momentous books of the decade.
From the acclaimed author of A Tour of the Calculus and
The Advent of the Algorithm, here is a riveting look at
mathematics that reveals a hidden world in some of its most
In his latest foray into mathematics, David Berlinski takes on the simplest questions that can be asked.
In this lucid and brilliant book, one of the best popularizers of science illuminates one of science's most complex concepts. Ranging widely from Exit signs in theatres to the future fate of the earth, from smoke detectors to black holes and the structure of the atom, David Bodanis delivers a scintillating and colourful account of the real meaning of E=mc2.