Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime

Caltech physicist and New York Times bestselling author Sean Carroll shows that there are multiple copies of you And everyone else Really Something Deeply Hidden begins with the news that physics is in a crisis Quantum mechanics underlies all of modern physics but major gaps in the theory have b

Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

The bestselling author of All the Shah s Men and The Brothers tells the astonishing story of the man who oversaw the CIA s secret drug and mind control experiments of the 1950s and 60s.The visionary chemist Sidney Gottlieb was the CIA s master magician and gentlehearted torturer the agency s poiso

Fentanyl, Inc.: How Rogue Chemists Are Creating the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Epidemic

A deeply human story, Fentanyl, Inc is the first deep dive investigation of a hazardous and illicit industry that has created a worldwide epidemic, ravaging communities and overwhelming and confounding government agencies that are challenged to combat it A whole new crop of chemicals is radically

Wildhood: The Epic Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood in Humans and Other Animals

Publishers Weekly Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2019 A New York Times Editor s Pick People Best Books Fall 2019 Chicago Tribune 28 Books You Need to Read Now It blew my mind to discover that teenage animals and teenage humans are so similar Both are naive risk takers I loved this book Temple

The Math of Life and Death: 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives

A brilliant and entertaining mathematician illuminates seven mathematical principles that shape our lives Kit Yates shows how our private and social lives are suffused by mathematics Ignorance may bring tragedy or farce This is an exquisitely interesting book It s a deeply serious one too and,

Surfacing

Kathleen Jamie s essays guide you softly along coastlines of varying continents, exploring caves, and pondering ice ages until the narrator stumbles over not a rock on the trail, but mortality, maybe the earth s, maybe our own, pointing to new paths forward through the forest Delia Owens, au

Life: The First Four Billion Years: The Story of Life from the Big Bang to the Evolution of Humans

Award winning children s book creators Martin Jenkins and Grahame Baker Smith team up for a large scale look at our planet, from the big bang to the dinosaurs and beyond Before humans took their first steps, there were billions of years of vibrant and varied life forms on Earth Discover the story

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

In July 2015, a young black woman named Sandra Bland was pulled over for a minor traffic violation in rural Texas Minutes later she was arrested and jailed Three days later, she committed suicide in her cell What went wrong Talking to Strangers is all about what happens when we encounter people