The Milky Way: An Autobiography of Our Galaxy – Moiya McTier

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2022 BY PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Astrophysicist and folklorist Dr. Moiya McTier channels The Milky Way in this approachable and utterly fascinating autobiography of the titular galaxy, detailing what humans have discovered about everything from its formation to its eventual death, and what more there is to learn about this galaxy we call home. After a few billion years of bearing witness to life on Earth, of watching one hundred billion humans go about their day-to-day lives, of feeling unbelievably lonely, and ...



The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human – Siddhartha Mukherjee

From the author of The Emperor of All Maladies, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and The Gene, a #1 New York Times bestseller, comes his most spectacular book yet, an exploration of medicine and our radical new ability to manipulate cells. Rich with Mukherjee’s revelatory and exhilarating stories of scientists, doctors, and the patients whose lives may be saved by their work, The Song of the Cell is the third book in this extraordinary writer’s exploration of what it means to be human. Mukherjee begins this magnificent story in the late ...

Overthinking Is Not the Solution For Teens – Robert J Charles

Are you desperate to help your teen escape the mental torment you can see them lost in right now? Do you want to figure out how to navigate your teen years and make them the best of your life? Being a teenager in the digital age isn’t easy, especially given the constant streams of contradictory information you’re subjected to online. The problem is that before you know it, you can go down a rabbit hole, start massively overthinking and lose your sense of self in ...



Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time—war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, and race—in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all. In a time when our political and cultural views feel more polarized than ever, Tyson provides a much-needed antidote to so much of what divides us, while making a passionate case for the twin chariots of enlightenment—a cosmic perspective and the rationality of science. ...



Book Wars: The Digital Revolution in Publishing – John B. Thompson

This book tells the story of the turbulent decades when the book publishing industry collided with the great technological revolution of our time. From the surge of ebooks to the self-publishing explosion and the growing popularity of audiobooks, Book Wars provides a comprehensive and fine-grained account of technological disruption in one of our most important and successful creative industries. Like other sectors, publishing has been thrown into disarray by the digital revolution. The foundation on which this industry had been based for 500 years – the packaging ...



What If? 2: Additional Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions – Randall Munroe

“An absolute delight!” —Hank Green The #1 New York Times bestselling author of What If? and How To answers more of the weirdest questions you never thought to ask The millions of people around the world who read and loved What If? still have questions, and those questions are getting stranger. Thank goodness xkcd creator Randall Munroe is here to help. Planning to ride a fire pole from the Moon back to Earth? The hardest part is sticking the landing. Hoping to cool the atmosphere by opening everyone’s freezer door at the same time? Maybe it’s ...



Existential Physics: A Scientist’s Guide to Life’s Biggest Questions – Sabine Hossenfelder

“An informed and entertaining guide to what science can and cannot tell us.” —The Wall Street Journal. “Stimulating . . . encourage[s] readers to push past well-trod assumptions […] and have fun doing so.” —Science Magazine. From renowned physicist and creator of the YouTube series “Science without the Gobbledygook,” a book that takes a no-nonsense approach to life’s biggest questions, and wrestles with what physics really says about the human condition. Not only can we not currently explain the origin of the universe, it is questionable we ...



The Metaverse: And How it Will Revolutionize Everything – Matthew Ball

WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLER. Amazon: Editors’ Choice in Nonfiction. Tim Sweeney (CEO of Fortnite-maker Epic Games): “Matthew Ball’s essays have defined, analyzed, and inspired the Metaverse for years. His book is an approachable and essential guide to the strategic, technical, and philosophical foundations of this new medium.” Derek Thompson (Atlantic staff writer and national best-selling author of Hit Makers): “This book feels like a rare achievement: a definitive statement about an emerging phenomenon that could shape the digital world, the global economy, and the very ...

Your Writing Matters: 34 Quick Essays to Get Unstuck and Stay Inspired – Keiko O’Leary

WHAT YOU WRITE CAN CHANGE SOMEONE’S LIFE. In this engaging collection of short essays for writers, Keiko O’Leary explores what it means to live life as a writer, offers encouragement and inspiration, and suggests practical techniques to cultivate your writing life. Drawing on her experience as a writer, writing group leader, and workshop instructor, Keiko writes about topics such as: MOTIVATION: “You deserve to create what’s in you to create.” CREATIVITY: “Your personal geography is a wellspring of memoir and poetry, and a source of ...



How the World Really Works: The Science Behind How We Got Here and Where We’re Going – Vaclav Smil

“A new masterpiece from one of my favorite authors… [How The World Really Works] is a compelling and highly readable book that leaves readers with the fundamental grounding needed to help solve the world’s toughest challenges.”—Bill Gates “Provocative but perceptive . . . You can agree or disagree with Smil—accept or doubt his ‘just the facts’ posture—but you probably shouldn’t ignore him.”—The Washington Post An essential analysis of the modern science and technology that makes our twenty-first century lives possible—a scientist’s investigation into what science really ...

Overthinking Is Not the Solution – Robert J Charles

If You’ve Always Wanted to Stop Overthinking And Anxiety, Experience The Power of A Clear Mind & Become The Happiest Version Of Yourself, then Keep Reading… Are you sick and tired of overthinking everything and feeling insecure, disappointed, and demotivated afterward? Have you tried countless other solutions, but nothing seems to work? Do you want to know how to stop overthinking and finally say goodbye to beating yourself up over your “shortcomings”? If so, then Overthinking Is Not the Solution is for you! You see, ...

Sustainable Gardening For The Complete Beginner From Seed To Harvest For Apartment Gardening to Backyard Homesteading – LD Greens

Gardening is an activity that is enjoyed as a hobby for many people. There are several different gardening types, for example, sustainable gardening. Sustainable gardening can be done in any available space, such as your backyard, apartment garden, or any other available space. It is a type of gardening where you use organic and sustainable methods to grow your flowers, fruits, and vegetables. It is superior to traditional gardening because it produces food instead of flowers or trees, and it uses different methods to grow ...



An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us – Ed Yong

Every kind of animal, including humans, is enclosed within its own unique sensory bubble, perceiving but a tiny sliver of our immense world. Pulitzer Prize–winning science journalist Ed Yong takes us on “a thrilling tour of nonhuman perception” (The New York Times), allowing us to experience the skeins of scent, waves of electromagnetism, and pulses of pressure that other animals perceive. “One of this year’s finest works of narrative nonfiction . . . Yong’s reporting is layered, seasoned with vivid scenes from laboratories and in the field, ...

Investing Made Simple and Easy: The 49 Essential Personal Finance, Wealth Management, and Trading Tips that Pros Should Share – WallStreet Smart

The world’s greatest investors had strategies. Here’s yours… all condensed into an easy-to-understand roadmap to success. Do you have discipline and patience? Then you have two of the key skills that made Warren Buffet the billionaire he is today. It’s difficult not to look at the field of investment and wealth management and think there’s too much to learn to make a success of it… and indeed, there are a great many in-depth books out there that make it seem even more daunting. You could ...