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When Breath Becomes Air

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When Breath Becomes Air

Paul Kalanithi

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Humanities; Sociology: death & dying; Medicine: general issues; Medical profession

CD-Audio

At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with... [more]

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

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Alan Turing: The Enigma

Andrew Hodges

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Coding theory & cryptology; Military intelligence; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Paperback

Tells the official story that has inspired the British film, The Imitation Game, a nail-biting race against time following... [more]

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Showstopper!: The Breakneck Race to Create Windows NT and the Next Generation at Microsoft

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Showstopper!: The Breakneck Race to Create Windows NT and the Next Generation...

G. Pascal Zachary

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Business & Economics

Paperback

Showstopper is the dramatic, inside story of the creation of Windows NT, told by Wall Street Journal reporter G. Pascal Zachary.... [more]

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Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

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Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

Jay Barbree, John Glenn (University of Southampton, UK)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Timed to coincide with the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch and full of photos, this book includes many personal details... [more]

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Celestial Revolutionary: Copernicus, the Man and His Universe

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Celestial Revolutionary: Copernicus, the Man and His Universe

John Freely

Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Hardback

Here, for the first time, is a biography of Copernicus that not only describes his theories but the life of the man himself... [more]

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Forever Young: A Life of Adventure in Air and Space

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Forever Young: A Life of Adventure in Air and Space

James R. Hansen, John W. Young

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time

Paperback

He walked on the moon. He piloted the space shuttle. He flew more space missions than any other human. His peers called him... [more]

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Love's Obsession: The lives and archaeology of Jim and Eve Stewart

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Love's Obsession: The lives and archaeology of Jim and Eve Stewart

Judy Powell

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Archaeology

Paperback

Love's Obsession is the story of a brilliant yet flawed man with a passionate devotion to the island of Cyprus and its archaeology.... [more]

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Ginger for Pluck: The life and times of Miss Georgina King

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Ginger for Pluck: The life and times of Miss Georgina King

Jennifer M.T. Carter, Roger Cross

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Geology & the lithosphere

Paperback

Sydney geologist Georgina King gave her life to science, and was rewarded with every kind of skullduggery to prevent her success.... [more]

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Mystic Chemist: The Life of Albert Hofmann and His Discovery of LSD

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Mystic Chemist: The Life of Albert Hofmann and His Discovery of LSD

Dieter Hagenbach, Lucius Werthmuller

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Geochemistry

Paperback

The authoritative biography of the century's best know and most influential chemist. [more]

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Mystic Chemist: The Life of Albert Hofmann and His Discovery of LSD

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Mystic Chemist: The Life of Albert Hofmann and His Discovery of LSD

Dieter Hagenbach, Lucius Werthmuller

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Ecological science, the Biosphere; Geochemistry

Paperback

The story of Albert Hofmann's life -- and the parallel story of LSD -- highlighting his academic journey, his research at... [more]

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Stephen Hawking: His Life and Work

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Stephen Hawking: His Life and Work

Kitty Ferguson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; Cosmology & the universe; Physics

Paperback

Stephen Hawking is one of the most remarkable figures of our time - a Cambridge genius who has earned international celebrity... [more]

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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood

Oliver Sacks

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Popular science

Paperback

The bestselling author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for A Hat and Musicophilia. [more]

$24.99

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My Inventions and Other Writings

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My Inventions and Other Writings

Nikola Tesla

Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Includes three additional articles by the author which were published in The Electrical Experimenter magazine and represent... [more]

$26.99

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The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World

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The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of...

Edward Dolnick

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

A New York Times -bestselling author presents the true story of a pivotal moment in modern history when a group of strange,... [more]

$31.95

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The Science and Humanism of Stephen Jay Gould

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The Science and Humanism of Stephen Jay Gould

Richard York, Brett Clark

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Sociology; Philosophy of science

Paperback

Stephen Jay Gould was not only a leading paleontologist and evolutionary theorist, he was also a humanist with an enduring... [more]

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Med Head: My Knock-down, Drag-out, Drugged-up Battle with My Brain

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Med Head: My Knock-down, Drag-out, Drugged-up Battle with My Brain

James Patterson, Hal Friedman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Medical profession; Children's & Educational; True stories (Children's&YA); People & places (Children's&YA); Personal & social issues: body & health (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Patterson's Against Medical Advice has riveted adults with the drama of one teenager's courage, sacrifice, and triumph.... [more]

$22.95

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Golgi: A Biography of the Founder of Modern Neuroscience

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Golgi: A Biography of the Founder of Modern Neuroscience

Paolo Mazzarello (MD, PhD, Professor of History of Medicine, University of Pavia)

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Neurology & clinical neurophysiology; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

This book is a complete biography of Camillo Golgi one of the most prominent European researcher between the Nineteenth and... [more]

$98.95

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Walking with the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Birutae Galdikas

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Walking with the Great Apes: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Birutae Galdikas...

Sy Montgomery

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of engineering & technology; The natural world, country life & pets; Wildlife: mammals

Paperback

Three astounding women scientists have in recent years penetrated the jungles of Africa and Borneo to observe, nurture, and... [more]

$37.95

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Einstein

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Einstein

Walter Isaacson

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Languages & ESL

Paperback

From Isaacson, the bestselling author of Benjamin Franklin, comes the first full biography of Albert Einstein since all... [more]

$25.95

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Failure Is Not an Option

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Failure Is Not an Option

Gene Kranz

Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of the Americas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

A fascinating inside look into the space program of the 1960s from former NASA Mission Control flight director Gene Kranz.... [more]

$33.95

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Dignifying Science

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Dignifying Science

Jim Ottaviani

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Graphic novels; History of engineering & technology; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Features famous women scientists including Marie Curie, Emmy Noether, Lise Meitner, Rosalind Franklin, Barbara McClintock,... [more]

$31.95

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My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

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My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey

Jill Bolte Taylor, PH.D.

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Medical profession

Paperback

A brain scientist whose own stroke led to personal enlightenment brings... [more]

$29.95

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Making The Cut

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Making The Cut

Mohamed Khadra

Biography; Autobiography: science, technology & engineering; Memoirs; Medical profession

Paperback

An intern makes his first cut and is ridiculed by his tutor. An old woman is brought back to life against her will, only for... [more]

$19.99

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World Famous Scientists

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World Famous Scientists

Rajeev Garg

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Popular science; Children's & Educational

Paperback

Features biographical sketches of great scientists. History of the world is replete with such instances of such men and women... [more]

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Wings on My Sleeve: The World's Greatest Test Pilot tells his story

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Wings on My Sleeve: The World's Greatest Test Pilot tells his story

Captain Eric Brown

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Aerospace & aviation technology

Paperback

The autobiography of one of the greatest pilots in history [more]

$32.99

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