Brain Bugs: How the Brain’s Flaws Shape Our Lives

Author: Dean BuonomanoPublisher: W. W. Norton CompanyPublished: 8/6/2012Title: Brain Bugs: How the Brain’s Flaws Shape Our LivesFormat: PaperbackPage Count: 320Goodreads Rating: 3.81Goodreads ID: 12825671ISBN13: 9780393342222ISBN: 9780393342222Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12825671-brain-bugsThe human brain may be the best piece of technology ever created, but it’s far from perfect. Drawing on colorful examples and surprising Read more…

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Author: Neil deGrasse TysonPublisher: W. W. Norton CompanyPublished: 5/2/2017Title: Astrophysics for People in a HurryFormat: HardcoverPage Count: 224Goodreads Rating: 4.12Goodreads ID: 32191710ISBN13: 9780393609394ISBN: 9780393609394Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32191710-astrophysics-for-people-in-a-hurryWhat is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better Read more…

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

Author: Neil deGrasse TysonPublisher: W. W. Norton CompanyPublished: 9/2/2014Title: Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic QuandariesFormat: PaperbackPage Count: 384Goodreads Rating: 4.11Goodreads ID: 20663770ISBN13: 9780393350388ISBN: 9780393350388Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20663770-death-by-black-holeA vibrant collection of essays on the cosmos from the nation’s best-known astrophysicist. “One of today’s best popularizers of science.” —Kirkus Reviews. Loyal Read more…

Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

Author: Neil deGrasse TysonPublisher: W. W. Norton CompanyPublished: 9/2/2014Title: Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic EvolutionFormat: PaperbackPage Count: 352Goodreads Rating: 4.15Goodreads ID: 20663771ISBN13: 9780393350395ISBN: 9780393350395Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20663771-originsOur true origins are not just human, or even terrestrial, but in fact cosmic. Drawing on recent scientific breakthroughs and the current cross-pollination among Read more…

The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe without Design

Author: Richard DawkinsPublisher: W. W. Norton CompanyPublished: 9/28/2015Title: The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without DesignFormat: PaperbackPage Count: 496Goodreads Rating: 4.09Goodreads ID: 25622245ISBN13: 9780393351491ISBN: 9780393351491Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25622245-the-blind-watchmakerThe Blind Watchmaker is the seminal text for understanding evolution today. In the eighteenth century, theologian William Paley developed Read more…

The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason

Author: Sam HarrisGenre: ReligionPublisher: W. W. Norton CompanyPublished: 9/17/2005Title: The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of ReasonFormat: PaperbackPage Count: 348Goodreads Rating: 3.94Goodreads ID: 29501ISBN13: 9780393327656ISBN: 9780393327656Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29501.The_End_of_FaithIn The End of Faith, Sam Harris delivers a startling analysis of the clash between reason and religion in the Read more…

The Atheist’s Guide to Reality: Enjoying Life without Illusions

Author: Alex RosenbergGenre: AtheismPublisher: W. W. Norton CompanyPublished: 12/10/2012Format: PaperbackPage Count: 368Goodreads Rating: 3.66Goodreads ID: 13707768ISBN13: 9780393344110ISBN: 9780393344110Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13707768-the-atheist-s-guide-to-realityWe can’t avoid the persistent questions about the meaning of life—and the nature of reality. But science is the only means of answering them. So declares philosopher Alex Rosenberg in this Read more…

“Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”: Adventures of a Curious Character

Author: Richard P. FeynmanPublisher: W. W. Norton CompanyPublished: 2/6/2018Title: Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious CharacterFormat: PaperbackPage Count: 400Goodreads Rating: 4.28Goodreads ID: 35167685ISBN13: 9780393355628ISBN: 9780393355628Goodreads URL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35167685-surely-you-re-joking-mr-feynmanA New York Times bestseller—the outrageous exploits of one of this century’s greatest scientific minds and a legendary American original. Richard Read more…