Crisis in the Red Zone: The Story of the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History, and of the Outbreaks to Come

The 2013 2014 Ebola epidemic was the deadliest ever but the outbreaks continue Now comes a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, an urgent wake up call about the future of emerging viruses from the 1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, soon to be a National Geogr

A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind

A powerful and indispensable book on the devastating consequences of environmental racism and what we can do to remedy its toxic effects on marginalized communities Did you know Middle class African American households with incomes between 50,000 and 60,000 live in neighborhoods that are mo

The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep

For Dr Guy Leschziner s patients, there is no rest for the weary in mind and body Insomnia, narcolepsy, night terrors, sleep apnea, and sleepwalking are just a sampling of conditions afflicting sufferers who cannot sleep and their experiences in trying are the stuff of nightmares Demoniac halluc

The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group of scientists and spies determined to keep Adolf Hitler from obtaining the ultimate prize a nuclear bombScientists have always kept secrets But rarely have the secrets been as vital as they were du

Small World

When Nanda is born, the whole of her world is the circle of her mother s arms But as she grows, the world grows too It expands outward from her family, to her friends, to the city, to the countryside And as it expands, so does Nanda s wonder in the underlying shapes and structures patterning it


Debut picture book author Blair Thornburgh and award winning illustrator Scott Campbell put their heads together to celebrate one of the most important bones in your body the skull You probably don t think much about skulls So what s the big deal about them Well, every head of every person you ve

The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future

Greenland a remote, mysterious island five times the size of California but with a population of just 56,000 The ice sheet that covers it is 700 miles wide and 1,500 miles long, and is composed of nearly three quadrillion tons of ice For the last 150 years, explorers and scientists have sought to

Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World

The shocking untold story of the elite secret society of hackers fighting to protect our privacy, our freedom even democracy itself Cult of the Dead Cow is the tale of the oldest, most respected, and most famous American hacking group of all time Though until now it has remained mostly anonymous

Emperors of the Deep: Sharks--The Ocean's Most Mysterious, Most Misunderstood, and Most Important Guardians

In this remarkable groundbreaking book, a documentarian and conservationist, determined to dispel misplaced fear and correct common misconceptions, explores in depth the secret lives of sharks magnificent creatures who play an integral part in maintaining the health of the world s oceans and ultimat