The Book of Why: The New Science of Cause and Effect – Judea Pearl & Dana Mackenzie

A Turing Award-winning computer scientist and statistician shows how understanding causality has revolutionized science and will revolutionize artificial intelligence. “Correlation is not causation.” This mantra, chanted by scientists for more than a century, has led to a virtual prohibition on causal talk. Today, that taboo is dead. The causal revolution, instigated by Judea Pearl and his colleagues, has cut through a century of confusion and established causality–the study of cause and effect–on a firm scientific basis. His work explains how we can know easy things, ...



Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future – Paul Krugman

An accessible, compelling introduction to today’s major policy issues from the New York Times columnist, best-selling author, and Nobel prize–winning economist Paul Krugman.   There is no better guide than Paul Krugman to basic economics, the ideas that animate much of our public policy. Likewise, there is no stronger foe of zombie economics, the misunderstandings that just won’t die.   In Arguing with Zombies, Krugman tackles many of these misunderstandings, taking stock of where the United States has come from and where it’s headed in a series of ...

Asian Fusion – Sarah J Gilbert

Asian Fusion is a collection of authentic recipes from the Philippines, Hawaii, China, Japan and more! Inside this book you will find recipes such as Korean Burritos, Spicy Pork Ramen, Mochiko Chicken and Rumaki. Explore the multicultural Asian cuisines in this book, where you will find every recipe you could ever need for Asian cooking!



Smarter Every Day; Facts, Trivia, and General Knowledge – Elsmere Gracey

“Smarter Every Day” is the fourth book in “The Smarty Pants Series” – a collection of facts, trivia, and general knowledge that offers the reader bite-sized chunks of random information. •Why do fashion shows promote weird clothes that no one will wear?•What happened to the Ghent Altarpiece?•What is the red thing under a turkey’s neck called? Coincidences, murder mysteries, science, geography, people, animals, cars, sport, religion, space, movies, inventions, phobias – this book has them all! Every page makes us smarter every day!  



Citizen 865: The Hunt for Hitler’s Hidden Soldiers in America – Debbie Cenziper

The gripping story of a team of Nazi hunters at the U.S. Department of Justice as they raced against time to expose members of a brutal SS killing force who disappeared in America after World War Two. In 1990, in a drafty basement archive in Prague, two American historians made a startling discovery: a Nazi roster from 1945 that no Western investigator had ever seen. The long-forgotten document, containing more than 700 names, helped unravel the details behind the most lethal killing operation in World ...



Animalkind – Ingrid Newkirk

The founder and president of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk, and bestselling author Gene Stone explore the wonders of animal life and offer tools for living more kindly toward them. In the last few decades, a wealth of new information has emerged about who animals are—intelligent, aware, and empathetic. Studies show that animals are astounding beings with intelligence, emotions, intricate communications networks, and myriad abilities. In Animalkind, Ingrid Newkirk and Gene Stone present these findings in a concise and awe-inspiring way, detailing a range of surprising discoveries: that ...



Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster – Adam Higginbotham

A New York Times Best Book of the Year A Time Best Book of the Year A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Finalist One of NPR’s Best Books of 2019 Journalist Adam Higginbotham’s definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster—and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century’s greatest disasters. Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Number Four of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station exploded, ...



Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World – Tim Marshall

In this New York Times bestseller, an award-winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world powers—“fans of geography, history, and politics (and maps) will be enthralled” (Fort Worth Star-Telegram). Maps have a mysterious hold over us. Whether ancient, crumbling parchments or generated by Google, maps tell us things we want to know, not only about our current location or where we are going but about the world in general. And yet, when it comes to geo-politics, much of what ...